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TV channels crew attacked in Jammu, 2 held

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Two TV channels' crew, including their reporters, were allegedly attacked by unidentified people in the Bathindi area here today while they were on their assignments, police said.

As the video of the alleged attack went viral on the social media, police arrested two youths.

The crew of the Republic TV and faced the alleged attack. "A group of journalists was attacked by unidentified individuals in Bathindi area of Jammu city," Jammu Range IG SD told a press conference.

A case has been registered at station and two persons -- and -- have been arrested on the basis of investigation, he said.

The said that further investigation is on.

"We were attacked by some Rohingya youths when we were reporting on the issue today," Tajinder Singh Sodhi, who was hit several times, claimed.

He said they will lodge an FIR into the incident.

The condemned the attack. In a meeting of the Managing Committee at the Club this afternoon, Secretary General, Zorawar Singh Jamwal, demanded strict action against those behind the attack.

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First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 21:25 IST