Guerrillas decamp with policeman’s rifle in Kashmir

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JAMMU AND KASHMIR NEWS

Srinagar, May 29  Separatist guerrillas on Friday shot at a policeman in south Kashmir’s Shopian district after which they decamped with his service rifle, police said.

“Militants fired at Sartaj Ahmad, selection grade constable outside the Kachdoora (Shopian) branch of Jammu and Kashmir Bank limited,” a senior police officer told media persons here.

“The constable injured his hand. Militants have decamped with the service rifle of the policeman,” the officer added.

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