Militants attack Minister’s house in Anantnag, decamp with rifles

Srinagar: A group of militants late last night opened fire at the house of the Minister of State for Hajj and Auquaf, Farooq Andrabi, a leader of the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP), in the south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, officials said. One policeman was injured in the attack, they added.
The militants forced their way into the house of Andrabi in Dooru, and took away four rifles of the security guards, police said.
Andrabi, who is also a close relative of the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, was not present inside when the incident took place.
The injured policeman was taken to a hospital in Srinagar for treatment, police said.