Hizb owns Kupwara rifle snatching incident

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By Fast Kashmir on 31/07/2018.

Kupwara, July 31: Militant outfit Hizbul Mujhadeen has owned the rifle snatching incident that occurred in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Tuesday.

   Hizb Operational Spokesperson Burhanuddin told news agency CNS over phone that a group of militants from the outfit after overpowering a policeman snatched his rifle in Kandhar area of Kupwara.

   The spokesperson said that militants managed to reach at their destination along with the service rifle after the incident.

   Pertinently, a policeman identified as Muhammad Ishaq of 4th Battalion of Indian Reserve Police was overpowered by a group of militants near Kandhar area of Maidanpora in Lolab Valley. The militants fled from the spot along with the service rifle of the cop.

   A couple of days back, the same Hizb outfit decamped with four service rifles of cops in South Kashmir. (CNS)