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J-K police advisory to paramilitary forces not to carry arms

Source : PTI
Last Updated: Wed, Feb 13, 2013 07:54 hrs

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police has issued an advisory to paramilitary forces not to carry firearms during law and order duties in the Valley to prevent any fatalities.

Highly placed sources said the state police issued the advisory to paramilitary forces not to carry firearms in wake of the firing incident at Watergam in Baramulla district.

"The advisory was issued to ensure that there is no loss of life while dealing with law and order situations," the sources said.

One youth was killed and four other were injured in the firing incident at Watergam on Sunday.

A case has been registered against 92 battalion CRPF in connection with the firing incident in Dangiwacha police station.

Senior police officials refused to comment on the advisory.

CRPF officers, including the Public Relations Officer Sudhir Kumar, were not available for comment.

The CRPF was blamed for most of the 120 deaths that took place during the five-month summer unrest in the Valley.




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