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Security personnel resort to aerial firing in Shamli

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Security personnel had to fire shots in the air after a few people tried to cast their vote without proper identification cards at a polling booth in on Thursday.

said that the security forces had resorted to aerial firing to take control of the situation.

"About an hour back we got the information that some people were trying to forcibly cast their votes without any identification cards. They were stopped by the BSF personnel who had to resort to aerial firing for security reasons. has since resumed," said Kumar.

will see polling in all seven phases of the Lok Sabha beginning April 11 and ending on May 19. The counting will be done on May 23.

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First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 17:33 IST