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Militants attack PDP leader's house, flee with weapons; 2 cops injured

Militants escaped from the scene along with the service weapons of the cops


Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Security personnel take positions during a gun battle with suspected militants at the Army camp in Nagrota in Jammu
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Two policemen were injured when attacked the ancestral residence of PDP leader and minister for Hajj and Auqaf Farooq Abdrabi in Kashmir's Anantnag district late last night.

The also took away four service weapons from the guard room at Abdrabi's Residence at Dooru in Anantnag, a police official said.

The ultras opened fire on the police personnel at the residence of the minister, resulting in injuries to two cops, he said.

The escaped from the scene along with the service weapons of the cops.

Abdrabi, a close relative of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, was not present at home at the time of the attack but his relatives had a narrow escape.

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First Published: Mon, March 27 2017. 11:42 IST