The army has told the police that they came under fire at 3:45 am on Sunday, following which they opened fire
Ramban: An FIR was lodged against the Indian Army in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir after one suspected terrorist was killed while another received an injury in an alleged army-firing in Kohli area of Gool Tehsil in Ramban.
The army has told the police that they came under fire at 3:45 am on Sunday, following which they opened fire, resulting in the death of one person, while another suffered injury.
Suspected person shot dead by Indian Army was identified as Muhammad Shafi Gujjar while the injured person was identified as Shakeel Ahmad. Ahmad was shifted to the district hospital in Ramban for treatment.
Sources told MyNation that both were engaged in cattle-trade.
"They were first challenged and then shot down by the patrolling party. There is an army camp near the location where they were shot. The identities are being ascertained. We are confirming further details,” District Senior Superintendent of Police Mohan Lal told MyNation.
While confirming the FIR against the Indian Army, the SSP said, "An FIR has been registered against Indian Army. I don't know the battalion of the army that was deployed but an FIR has been registered. Further investigation is going on.”
While speaking to MyNation, Jammu Inspector General SD Singh said, "SSP Ramban is dealing with the situation and after every such incident an FIR is lodged.”
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Last Updated Aug 5, 2018, 12:50 PM IST