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Miscreants run away with AK-47 rifle of RPF jawan

Press Trust of India  |  Ujjain (MP) 

A group of miscreants allegedly ran away with an AK-47 rifle of a Railway Protection Force (RPF) jawan in district of Madhya Pradesh, a said Thursday.

Two RPF personnel were injured in the incident which took place near Badnagar, about 50 km from here, said Superintendent of Police (SP)

RPF jawans on patrol duty along the railway track in Sundarbad area spotted about ten persons loitering about and asked them to stop, the SP said.

"The miscreants pelted stones at them, in which two jawans sustained minor injuries. The AK-47 rifle of one of them fell down. It had 20 rounds loaded," Atulkar said.

The miscreants took the rifle and ran away, he said.

Police had cordoned off the area and were searching for the culprits, he added.

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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 19:05 IST