KV Correspondent

Militants holed up in house after failed weapon-snatching bid: Police

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Srinagar: Three militants were believed to be holed up in a house in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir today, after a failed bid to snatch the weapon of the personal security officer (PSO) of a BJP leader, the police said.

The militants tried to snatch the service rifle of constable Bilal Ahmad, who is the PSO of BJP leader Anwar Khan, at Balhama in Pulwama district, a police official said.

He added that the police personnel accompanying Khan foiled the attempt, during which Ahmad received a bullet injury.

State Director General of Police (DGP) S P Vaid confirmed the incident, saying an operation was going on to flush out the militants.

Moredetails are awaited.

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