Probe ordered into tear gas shelling on Kashmiri Pandits

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Kashmiri pandits stage a protest over the killing of Rahul Bhat in Budgam district on Friday (PTI)

J&K Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha on Sunday ordered a probe into the tear gas shelling incident on protesting Kashmiri Pandits on May 13.

“Strict action will be taken against officials involved in the action,” administrative sources said.

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Police had used tear gas against Kashmir Pandits, who were protesting peacefully against the killing of government employee, Rahul Bhat, by terrorists inside a government office.

Manoj Sinha said, “Rahul Bhat`s killing is targeted one. SIT to probe it from all angles along with probing use of force to disperse Kashmiri migrant protestors in aftermath of incident. 2 foreign militants killed. Directions given to administration to not use force anywhere.”

The government decided to give a job to Bhat`s widow and financial assistance to the family.

Originally published at www.dnaindia.com

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