Militants decamp with 4 rifles of policemen in Kulgam

Srinagar: Militants attacked the guard post at the residence of a National Conferenceleader in Kulgam district of Kashmir and decamped with rifles of policemen, police said today.

The ultras barged into the residential compound of NC block president Abdul Rashid Khanday at Begom in Kulgam late last night and took away four service rifles of the cops posted on guard duty of the political leader, a police official said.

He said the militants decamped with two INSAS rifles, one SLR rifle and a 303 rifle from the the cops.

While a departmental inquiry has been set up to probe the incident, security forces have been put on alert in south Kashmir to track the militants who carried out the incident, he said.

Meanwhile, militants also fired a few rounds towards police station Pulwama last night but there was no damage due to the incident, the official said. (PTI)

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