The militants stormed into the hotel hill skirt premises located at Dalgate and decamped with three rifles, sources said.
Sources said the militants, six in number, overpowered the police guard party and looted the weapons.
The forces have cordoned off the area and the manhunt to locate the militants have started
Later talking to the media, Inspector General of Police, Kashmir Range, SP Pani, however, said three rifles have gone missing from the police post outside the hotel.
“We are investigating as to how these weapons went missing”