Weapon snatching bid foiled in old Srinagar

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Srinagar: Policemen on Tuesday evening foiled an attempt of weapon snatching by suspected militants in Alamgaribazar, Hawal area of old Srinagar, sources said.

Suspected militants appeared near Merzakamil Shrine at Hawal and tried to loot weapons of policemen guarding the shrine.

However, the policemen opened fire compelling the suspected militants fled from the spot.

Witnesses said that large contingent of police and forces cordoned the area and started searching for the suspected militants.