In an attempt to snatch rifle, suspected militants on Friday attacked a Jammu and Kashmir Bank branch guard in Khrew Pampore.
The bank guard received minor injuries in the incident, local sources said. The injured guard was later shifted to the hospital for the treatment.
A senior police official said that two unidentified persons attacked the bank guard with Chili powder and tried to snatch his 12-bore rifle at JK Bank branch Khrew however they were not successful.
Police have taken up the investigation, he said.
Meanwhile, forces have cordoned off the area and manhunt has been launched to nab the attackers.