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BSF vacate Dharam camp, three FIRs filed

Jul 19, 2013 19:33 IST

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Jammu: After Thursday's firing which led to death of four persons, BSF troops today vacated its Dharam camp and handed the facility over to police.

Troops at BSF camp in Dharam have been moved to Battalion area in Ramban district and the facility has been handed over to police forces today, a BSF officer said.

Protesters shouting slogans during a protest in Leh on Friday over the BSF firing incident at Ramban. PTI

Protesters shouting slogans during a protest in Leh on Friday over the BSF firing incident at Ramban. PTI

The move was taken in view of tensions after Thursday's incident, he said.

Four persons were killed and 44 others, including security personnel, injured in stone-pelting and resultant firing when a mob attacked a BSF camp in Ramban district over alleged high-handedness by a BSF team.

In another development, three FIRs have been registered against BSF officials and state police personnel.

"We have registered three FIRs at Gool police station in connection with yesterday's firing," IGP (Jammu), Rajesh Kumar said in Jammu.

Based on complaints from locals, these FIRs have been registered under various sections and police were already looking into it, he said.

Meanwhile, Inspector General of BSF (Jammu Frontier), Rajeev Krishna, said they would also file an FIR over the incident.

PTI

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