J&K: Two days ahead of PM Modi’s visit, militants flee with rifles after attacking police post

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: May 17, 2018 10:06:53 pm

The incident happened at a guard post of a hotel in the city this evening. Representational/Express photo/Shuaib Masoodi)

In a serious breach of security just two days ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit, militants attacked a guard post of a hotel in Srinagar on Thursday and fled with rifles. The incident caused a flutter within the security agencies and two policemen who were manning the guard post were detained for questioning.

Modi will inaugurate the 330 MW Kishanganga hydroelectric project and attend a convocation at Sheri Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences in Jammu during his visit.

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