Jammu and Kashmir police registers FIR against army personnel in Shopian firing
Army personnel were mentioned in an FIR registered by the Jammu and Kashmir Police in connection with a firing incident in Shopian district that left two persons dead and nine injured, officials said.
Srinagar: Army personnel were mentioned in an FIR registered by the Jammu and Kashmir Police in connection with a firing incident in Shopian district that left two persons dead and nine injured, officials said.
The personnel belong to the 10 Garhwal unit of the army and include a Major rank officer have been mentioned in the FIR, they said.
The case was registered under sections 302 (murder) and 307 (attempt to murder), the officials said.
Two youth were killed and nine others injured allegedly in army firing at Ganovpora in Shopian on Saturday when a stonepelting mob targeted a convoy.
The Mehbooba Mufti-led state government has also ordered a magisterial probe into the incident even as a defence spokesman maintained that the soldiers opened firing in self defence.
The accident took place on the Baggan-Katli road in the Billawar area when the driver of the cab lost control while negotiating a blind curve
Rajni Bala was shot dead outside the government school where she worked in Gopalpara in Kulgam on 31 May
The joint operation was carried out by the NIA and Jammu and Kashmir police along with the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). The team also conducted searches at other locations in Srinagar as a part of the crackdown on terror