Army Fired In Shopian For Self-Defence: Hansraj Ahir

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Ahir on Wednesday said Army opened fire in Shopian district in January for self-defense.

Replying a question in the Rajya Sabha on First Information Report (FIR) against Indian Army personnel in Jammu and Kashmir, Ahir said, “On January 27, an Army convoy came under heavy stone pelting at village Ganovpora village in Shopian district. Army personnel exercised restraint and gave repeated warnings to mob before opening fire in self-defence.”

He informed the Upper House that three persons lost their lives and one person got injured in the incident.

The MoS said that an FIR stands registered in concerned police station. Read More…

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