Weapon snatching bid foiled in Pampore

A blurred police car in the background behind yellow crime scene tape.

Srinagar, 10 Aug:    Unknown men on Friday tried to snatch the rifle of a Jammu and Kashmir Bank guard in Khrew area of Pampore.

A police official said two masked men attacked J&K Bank branch Khrew guard in order to snatch his service rifle.

“The alert guard resisted. He was injured in the attack. The injured guard was later shifted to a hospital for treatment,” he said.

Meanwhile, forces have cordoned off the area and manhunt has been launched to nab the attackers, he said.