‘Accidental’ troop firing at Handwara Masjid premises

Srinagar: Two civilians were injured in ‘accidental firing’ by a soldier of the 21 Rashtriya Rifles inside the premises of a masjid in Handwara town of northern Kashmir on Thursday afternoon. An Army spokesperson said soldiers were on routine patrol in Handwara town and a scuffle led to ‘accidental discharge of a weapon’. The troops … Read more