Unknown persons snatch rifle from cop at KU gate

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Srinagar, May 16: Unknown persons on Wednesday snatched a rifle from a policeman at the Kashmir University in Hazratbal, Srinagar.
Reports said that some unknown persons overpowered a policeman posted at the Rumi Gate of the varsity and fled with his rifle.
Reports added that a search operation was launched in and adjacent areas while vehicles were thoroughly checked, however, neither the rifle was recovered nor any arrests were made.
While reacting over the incident, former Jammu Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah while expressing concern said that no place seems safer in Kashmir Valley.
“They are even snatching rifles outside Kashmir University now. It doesn’t look like any place in Kashmir is safe any longer,” Omar Abdullah tweeted. (CNS)