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Rajouri attack: Police detains over 50 people for questioning

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People in Rajouri gather for protests, after multiple people were killed in a firing incident.

Srinagar: Over 50 people have been detained by Jammu and Kashmir police in connection with the investigation of the recent attack in Dhangri village of Rajouri district, officials said here on Tuesday.

Quoting an official news agency KNO reported that the investigation of the attack is being carried by the police with assistance of several other investigation agencies and forces.

The official said over 50 people have been detained so far in connection with the investigation of the case.

“More than fifty people from different parts of the district have been detained so far and their questioning is going on,” he said.

He further said that some vital leads have been received by the investigation team during questioning of these detained persons.

Notably, 7 people lost their lives while fourteen others were injured after alleged militants attacked four houses in Dhangri village on January 01 followed by an IED explosion the next morning.

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