Two taxis burnt down in Parimpora
STATE TIMES NEWS
SRINAGAR: Two taxis were set on fire allegedly by some unidentified persons on Monday for not following the shut down call given by the separatists in Parimpora area of the city, police said.
A group of unidentified men stopped the two taxis at Parimpora on Baramulla-Srinagar highway and asked the passengers to alight before setting the vehicles on fire, a police official said.
The vehicles were completely damaged in the incident, he said, adding police has taken cognisance of the incident and started the probe.
Militants decamp with five rifles
Srinagar: Militants dressed in army uniform stormed a police picket guarding a TV tower in Kashmir’s Anantnag district and decamped with five service rifles of the cops posted there, a police official said today. “Militants in combat uniform barged into the guard room of TV tower at Dalvash in Dooru area of Anantnag district at around 12.30 AM and overpowered the cops guarding the installation,” the police official said. He said the ultras decamped with three SLR rifles, one carbine rifle and one INSAS rifle snatched from the cops of the India Reserve Police at the tower.