‘Militants attack’ policemen guarding hotel in Srinagar, decamp with 3 rifles


Srinagar: Suspected militants Thursday late evening decamped with service rifles of policemen from a hotel in Srinagar.

Militants decamped with three rifles of the police guards from a hotel in Dalgate locality of Srinagar, sources said.

A group of suspected militants barged into the hotel Hillskart and took away three rifles of the policemen guarding the hotel. Militants attacked Police guard party at Hotel Hill skirt Dalgate in Srinagar Kashmir 2 Km's away from CM Mehbooba Mufti residence.

Meanwhile, three rifles have gone missing from police post outside a hotel at Buchwara, Dalgate. “We are investigating as to how these weapons went missing,” the report quoted the IGP Kashmir Range SP Pani said.

Soon after the incident government forces cordoned off the area and started search operation.