Militants Snatch Five Service Rifles From Police Guards Posted In Shopian

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| May 3 , 2017 , 11:42 IST
[caption id="attachment_201872" align="aligncenter" width="700"]representational image representational image[/caption] The militants  snatched five rifles from police guards posted at the Shopian district court complex in south Kashmir on Tuesday, police said. The militants attacked the guard room of the court complex around 9PM and snatched five self-loading rifles(SLRs) from the policemen posted there. ALSO READ: Improve Jammu And Kashmir Situation At The Earliest: Rajnath Singh At High Level Meeting All the five policemen were suspended for the alleged dereliction of duty as they offered no resistance when the militants looted their weapons, they said. Following the snatching incident, an alert was sounded in the district. ALSO READ: Security Forces Foils Militants Attempt To Rob Bank In Kashmir’s Anantnag The incident comes a day after militants gunned down seven persons, including five policemen, who were accompanying a district treasury van in adjoining Kulgam district. Police believe that same group of terrorists were involved in both the incidents.