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4 Militants, one of them in Burka, carried attack at BJP leader’s house in Nowgam: IGP

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Srinagar: Four militants carried out attack at the residence of BJP leader at Nowgam Srinagar in which a policeman was killed and a rifle snatched, Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar said on Thursday.

“It is clearly seen in Camera footage that a burka-clad militant came and in woman’s voice asked the sentry to open the door,” the IGP told reporters on the sidelines of the wreath laying ceremony of slain cop Rameez Raja.

“As soon he opens the door, two more militants come and fired indiscriminately.”

One of the policeman identified as Rameez Raja was killed in the attack. The BJP leader, Anwar Khan, was not at his residence, when the militants carried out the attack.

“Another militant came and snatched the rifle. Among the four militants, two have been identified and both of them are from Srinagar city and belong to LeT outfit,” the top police officer said.

One militant has been identified as Khurshid from Chanapora who is a categorized militant and another as Obaid shafi Dar.

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