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Police foils bid to snatch weapons, eight over-ground workers arrested in J-K

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Police foiled a weapon snatching bid in and districts of by arresting eight over-ground workers (OGWs).

Based on a credible input that some over-ground workers were planning to snatch weapons from policemen on duty, eight OGW were picked up by police from Baramulla, and areas, a said.

He said a case was registered and an investigation was underway.

"During investigation, some recovery of arms and ammunition has been made with the assistance of other security forces, including the CRPF and Army," the said without giving further details.

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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 18:40 IST