"We are going to change the strategy to stop weapon snatching incidents. We don't what them to take away our weapons or that we suffer any damages in these incidents. We are working on that," Director General CRPF Prakash Mishra told reporters here.

The DG CRPF was replying to a question about the killing of two personnel of the force at Sangam in Anantnag district on Sunday in a militant attack. The ultras fled from the scene taking along the weapons of the slain cops.

Mishra said the weapon-snatching has been a practice with "terrorists and anti-national elements" and it will take time to curb such incidents. It is very difficult to rule out such incidents. We are changing the road opening drill so that we are able to do our job and our jawans also remain safe. This will be done very soon. Apart from that, we are working with the state police to tackle militancy. To say that such incidents can be stopped immediately is not possible. It will take time," he said.

On the forthcoming Amarnath Yatra, the DG CRPF cited there were no inputs with the force to suggest that the militants were planning to carry out attacks on the annual pilgrimage to south Kashmir Himalayas later this year.

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