19 police personnel killed after Guru’s hanging: IGP

Srinagar, June 24, 2013 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the Inspector General of Police (IGP) has said that as many as nineteen personnel from the Indian police and armed forces have been killed, so far, in separate attacks this year.

IGP Abdul Ghani Mir in a statement said that the number was two more than the last year when 17 personnel were killed.

The Inspector General of Police said that the killings occurred in a bid to quell the protest demonstrations, which hit the territory after the hanging of Muhammad Afzal Guru on February 9, this year.

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