Police foil weapon snatching bid in Pampore

Srinagar, Apr 25: Police on Thursday foiled a weapon snatching bid at a bank branch in Pampore area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
A police official said that two pheran-clad unknown persons attempted to assault a police cop with an axe at main branch of Jammu and Kashmir Bank in Drangbal Pampore .
He said that the attempt to assault the police man was not successful.
“The unsuccessful assault was aimed to snatch a weapon from a cop deployed for guard duty at the bank branch,” he said, adding that the suspected persons managed to flee from the spot.
Soon after the incident, higher authorities of police reached the spot and were accessing CCTV footage from the bank to identify them.
Police have registered a case in this incident and started investigation.