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Army inquiry on human shield still to conclude

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Army is still to conclude an inquiry into an incident in which a major tied a Kashmiri man to a jeep's bonnet purportedly as a shied against stone pelters in the Valley.

The of Inquiry (CoI) into the controversial "human shield" incident in Kashmir is still carrying on, army sources said.

The sources denied reports that the CoI had given a clean chit to the major and said a final conclusion was still to be reached.

A video, showing the man tied to an army vehicle during polling in the by-on April 9, had triggered a public outcry, prompting the Army to institute a probe.

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First Published: Mon, May 15 2017. 14:57 IST