Militants make abortive bid to snatch weapons from police in Kulgam

Srinagar: Militants on Friday evening made an abortive bid to snatch weapons from police at Aamnoo area of Qazigund in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district.

Reports said that militants fired upon a party of SOG while they were at Petrol filling station at Aamnoo. The fire was retaliated by the SOG men and in the meantime, reinforcements of army’s 9 RR and police reached the spot and launched the searches in the area.

A police officer while confirming the incident said that the search operation in the area is under way.

He said that it seems that militants wanted to loot weapons from the police personnel. (GNS)

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