Militants snatch weapons from TV tower guards in Kashmir

The police said the militants attacked the guards posted at a Low Power Transmitter station of public service broadcaster Doordarshan in Dalvash village late Sunday night.

By: PTI | Srinagar | Updated: October 17, 2016 11:03 am

Militants dressed in army uniform stormed a police picket guarding a TV tower in Kashmir’s Anantnag district and decamped with five service rifles of the cops posted there, a police official said on Monday. “Militants in combat uniform barged into the guard room of TV tower at Dalvash in Dooru area of Anantnag district at around 12.30 AM and overpowered the cops guarding the installation,” the police official said.

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He said the ultras decamped with three SLR rifles, one carbine rifle and one INSAS rifle snatched from the cops of the India Reserve Police at the tower. Security forces have been put on an alert in entire south Kashmir to track down the militants who decamped with the rifles.

In another incident, militants opened fire on a police post guarding a minority community in Sirnoo area of Pulwama district late on Sunday night, the official said. He said the police personnel retaliated forcing the ultras to flee from the spot. “There were no casualties in the incident,” he added.

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  1. B
    Oct 17, 2016 at 7:44 am
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    1. A
      Oct 17, 2016 at 10:07 am
      why is that there are 44 Terrorists org. in stan still only 3 to 4 attacks on Indian soil??? that too when Sangh is in Power???
      1. L
        L bhadrapati Devi
        Oct 17, 2016 at 6:11 am
        Kashmir police seems to be too restraint in stone throwers who are part of terror modules. Selective elimination of stone throwers is the way out to stop terrorism in Kashmir.
        1. Mayur Panghaal
          Oct 17, 2016 at 9:29 am
          No militant will snatch weapons.This is someone who needs the weapons for future attacks.Militants have weapons already.What is going on in Kashmir ??
          1. R
            Oct 17, 2016 at 8:29 am
            The ease with which the weapons are being snatched it seems these are simply being handed over without any resistance. And that would be serious.
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