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Army apologises for beating up 8 policemen in Kashmir, orders inquiry

The incident occurred when soldiers returning from the Amarnath Yatra were stopped at a checkpost

IANS  |  Srinagar 

Girls seek permission from security personnel during restrictions imposed in the parts of the Valley following the killing of 2 civilian, in Srinagar on Friday.
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The Army has apologized for beating up eight policemen in Jammu and Kashmir's Ganderbal district, a senior police official said on Monday.

"The Army has apologized and ordered a court of inquiry," Inspector General of Police Munir Ahmad Khan told the media here.

This happened after the Director General of Police lodged a strong protest against the Saturday evening incident when the soldiers returning from the were stopped at a checkpost in Gund area by the policemen.

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First Published: Mon, July 24 2017. 15:29 IST