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Srinagar, December 16

A group of vilent protestors in  Magam area of  Budgam district overpowered a policeman and snatched his  service rifle on Friday afternoon, according to police .

 The police said that the INSAS rifle of the constable Reyaz Ahmad, was snatched by protesters in Makhama area.

The injured cop is being treated for injuries at Sub-district hospital Magam.

It all happened after  groups took out a procession after Friday prayers and some among them  pelted police with stones . Reyaz was injured  in stone pelting. The crowd overpowered him and snatched his rifle.

The police claimed a search has been launched.

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