Bank guard foils rifle snatching bid in south Kashmir

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Srinagar, Aug 11: An alert security guard of Jammu and Kashmir Bank on Friday foiled a rifle snatching bid by unidentified persons in south Kashmir district of Pulwama.
A police official said that two unidentified persons entered a J&K Bank branch at Khrew in Pulwama on Friday afternoon and tried to forcibly snatch the rifle of the security guard.
However, the guard resisted and entered into a scuffle with the duo, following which the accused persons fled from the spot.
However, the guard was injured in the scuffle and immediately taken to a hospital, they said.
Security forces have been rushed and a search operation has been launched to nab the attackers, they added.