Security forces foiled a bid to snatch a service rifle in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday. One militant was also arrested.Preliminary reports suggest that two militants forced their entry into a J&K Bank branch in Anantnag’s main town. “The militant approached a security personnel to snatch the rifle. However, he was overpowered,” said a police official. Unconfirmed reports suggest one militant was arrested at the spot. The militant is a resident of adjoining district of Kulgam. Unconfirmed reports suggest one jawan was also injured in the militants bid to snatch the rifle. One militant managed to escape from the spot.
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