Terrorists snatch two weapons from policemen in J&K's Pulwama

Terrorists on Saturday snatched two weapons from policemen in Pulwama.

Last Updated: Oct 08, 2016, 21:42 PM IST

Srinagar: Suspected terrorists on Saturday snatched two weapons from policemen in Tumlahal village in in Lassipora area in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama.

The SLR rifles snatched were from cops guarding a minority picket in south Kashmir, police said.

He said police has taken cognisance of the incident and senior police officials have rushed to the spot, as per PTI.

The official said a departmental inquiry would also be ordered to ascertain the details of the incident. 

Meanwhile, the Army today said that Pakistani markings were found on grenades seized from four slain terrorists in Naugam sector of Kashmir on Thursday, confirming the complicity of the neighbouring country in abetting terrorism.

"Pakistan Ordinance Factory markings on hand grenades (ARGES 84) and UBGL grenades seized from the terrorists confirms Pakistan's complicity in abetting terrorism," an Army spokesman said.

"Pakistani markings are also seen on medicines and eatable items seized by the force," he said.

Four terrorists were killed in a gun battle with the Army in Naugam sector on Thursday while they were trying to sneak into the Valley from Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir.

He said highly inflammable material, including six plastic explosive slabs, six bottles of petroleum jelly, six bottles of inflammable liquid and six lighters were also seized.

"Similar type of inflammable material was used at Poonch on September 11 and in the Uri attack on September 18. This shows the sinister design of Pakistan to aid terrorists is causing maximum destruction," he added.

(With Agency inputs)