Jammu and Kashmir police lodges FIR against army personnel over Shopian firing

The Jammu and Kashmir Police has registered a case against army personnel involved in Saturday's firing incident in Shopian district where two civilians died while nine others were injured.

PTI January 28, 2018 20:33:19 IST
Jammu and Kashmir police lodges FIR against army personnel over Shopian firing

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Police has registered a case against army personnel involved in Saturday's firing incident in Shopian district where two civilians died while nine others were injured.

The case was registered under Sections 302 (murder) and 307 (attempt to murder), the officials said.

The FIR was registered against the personnel of 10, Garhwal unit, of the army. A Major, who led the army personnel at the time of the incident, was also mentioned in the FIR, officials said.

Two youths were killed and nine others injured in army firing at Ganovpora in Shopian Saturday when a stone pelting mob targeted a convoy.

The Mehbooba Mufti led state government has also ordered a magisterial probe into the incident and sought a report within 20 days even as a defence spokesman maintained that the
soldiers opened fire in self-defence.

Updated Date:

also read

PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti says she is under house arrest
India

PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti says she is under house arrest

"While HM (Home Minister) is going around Kashmir beating drums of normalcy, I am under house arrest for simply wanting to visit Pattan for a worker's wedding," she tweeted.

Minor abducted in Jammu, CCTV cameras come to the rescue
India

Minor abducted in Jammu, CCTV cameras come to the rescue

The network of CCTV cameras proved helpful in the rescue of a six-month-old child within seven hours of his abduction from a hospital in the Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir. Read more.

J&K: 2 LeT terrorists planning attack on security forces, civilians in Sopore arrested
India

J&K: 2 LeT terrorists planning attack on security forces, civilians in Sopore arrested

LeT terrorists - Imtiyaz Ahmad Ganai and Waseem Ahmad Lone - were arrested and a pistol, one pistol magazine, eight pistol rounds, one Chinese hand grenade were recovered from their possession