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Militants loot five weapons in Kashmir, policemen suspended

Last Modified Wednesday, 3 May 2017 (10:48 IST)
Srinagar: attacked and looted five automatic weapons from posted at court complex in south district of Shopian, official sources said. A group of militants forced their entry into guard room of the at late last night. The militants later snatched five Self Loading Rifles (SLRs) from the policemen, the sources said, adding that the policemen were suspended for dereliction of duty after they offered no resistance when the militants looted their weapons.
 

A massive hunt has been launched to nab the militants responsible for looting the weapons, sources said. The incident came 24 hours after militants attacked a cash van of Bank and killed five policemen and two bank employees in district. This was not the first incident as militants in the past have also looted weapons from policemen. However, majority of looted weapons have been recovered later. (UNI)
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