Weapon snatching bid foiled in south Kashmir

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Srinagar: A weapon snatching bid was foiled by police after suspected militants attacked a policeman guarding PDP leader and former MLA’s residence in south Kashmir’s Wanpoh area.

Local sources said that suspected militants attacked the policemen guarding the residence of Abdul Gafar Sofi, a PDP leader and former minister along the Srinagar-Jammu highway at Wanpoh.

They said there was a scuffle between policeman guarding PDP leader’s house and a militant and when militant’s bid to snatch the weapon was foiled they fled the scene.