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Hizb releases picture of ‘snatched weapons’

Hizb releases picture of ‘snatched weapons’
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Srinagar: Hizbul Mujahideen has released photos of the three service weapons looted from the policemen from Srinagar on Thursday evening.

According to reports, the outfit has released the photos on its Facebook account named ”Hamzah Hizbi”.

Two J&K policemen were detained for questioning after they reported to the authority that a group of armed terrorists had attacked their guard post and took away their rifles.

The incident took place a guard post of a hotel in the Srinagar city on Thursday evening.

The two policemen, attached with the Jammu and Kashmir Armed Police, were immediately taken into custody and a hunt was launched for the third cop.

IGP Kashmir Range SP Pani told a local news gathering agency that three rifles have gone missing from the police post outside a hotel Hill Skirt at Buchwara, Dalgate.

“We are investigating as to how these weapons went missing,” IGP said.

The police officer, however, did not rule out the possibility of militants having decamped with the rifles when the police personnel had gone to offer Maghrib prayers.

The incident comes a day after militants decamped with service rifle from a policeman at Kashmir University.


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