Defence Minister Seeks Report On Pulwama

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NEW DELHI: Defence Minister A K Antony has sought a report from the army over alleged firing in Pulwama on December 28, which resulted in injuries to seven civilians and subsequent protests in the valley.

The Defence Minister has sought to know what actually happened on the fateful day, sources said.

Antony’s directive came amid reports that a case of attempt to murder has been filed against a unit of Rashtriya Rifles in Pulwama.

The army personnel have been accused of opening fire to clear way for their vehicles carrying four persons, including two army officers, injured in a gun-battle with LeT militants in a nearby village. Seven civilians were injured in the firing. Agencies

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