Terrorists Attack Cops In Kashmir


Jammu: Suspected terrorists today attacked the guard post at the residence of a National Conference leader in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district and escaped with rifles of security personnel, police said on Thursday.

The terrorists barged into the residential compound of National Conference block president Abdul Rashid Khanday at Begom in Kulgam late last night and took away four service rifles of the policemen posted on guard duty of the political leader, an official said.

He said the terrorists took away two INSAS rifles, one SLR rifle and a 303 rifle from the policemen. 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 terrorists who carried out the incident, he said.

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