Militants shot at and injured a bank guard in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday and snatched his rifle, officials said.
According to an official, the militants targeted the Jammu and Kashmir Bank guard posted at TP branch Murran Chowk Pulwama at around 3.55 pm.
“Militants fired upon and injured a bank guard in Murran Chowk area. They also snatched his 12 bore rifle,” a police spokesman said.
The guard was identified as Abdul Hameed Wani, a resident of Tahab.
Wani was shifted to hospital where his condition is stated to be stable, the spokesman said.
The area was cordoned off and search in the area didn’t lead to the attackers, he said.
A case has been registered and an investigation is in progress.