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Militants kill police man, snatch rifle from security guard in Kashmir

"The militants attacked the security guard of NC district president Ghulam Mohiuddin Mir in Manghama village and decamped with his service rifle," a senior police officer said
police personnel were killed in an attack by militants on the Zadibal police station in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir.

A policeman was killed on Wednesday when militants attacked a National Conference (NC) leader’s security guard and snatched his service rifle in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

“The militants attacked the security guard of NC district president Ghulam Mohiuddin Mir in Manghama village today (Wednesday) afternoon and decamped with his service rifle,” a senior police officer said.

The deceased policeman Riyaz Ahmed Ganai was in civies and standing alongside the NC leader’s security guard at his (Ganai’s) cousin’s marriage when the guerrillas struck.

The NC leader had gone to the village to attend the wedding function.

On Monday, three policemen, including an officer, were killed and the weapon of one policeman was snatched in two guerrilla attacks in Srinagar.

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