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CRPF Vehicle Accident: CCTV Footage Shows No Stone-pelting Took Place, Says Police

SRINAGAR, MAY 27: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday refuted the reports that a CRPF vehicle met with an accident due to stone-pelting in Bemina area of Srinagar, in which 19 troopers were injured.

IG CRPF Ravideep Sahi, according to GNS news agency, had claimed that “some miscreants pelted stones” on the vehicle, causing the accident.

However, SSP Srinagar Imtiaz Ismail Parray, according to GNS news agency, said that based on CCTV camera footage it is clear that there was no stone pelting going on in the area.

He said the mishap occurred as the CRPF driver lost control over the vehicle.

“The CCTV footage was procured and it is clearly seen that the driver lost control which resulted in the mishap,” SSP said, adding the 19 troopers were injured in the incident.

He said that a case under relevant sections of law has been registered.

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