Paramilitary trooper attacked with an axe in Kulgam

Kulgam: A trooper was injured after unidentified youth hit him with an axe outside mini secretariat in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district.

Official sources said that a CRPF man posted at District Development Commissioner office was attacked by a youth with an axe. The attack was carried out with a sole intention to snatch the service rifle from the trooper, said an official.

The trooper resisted the attack and thus foiled the rifle snatching bid. The official said that assailants were two in number who fled from the spot after the attack

The trooper sustained minor injuries.

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