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Omar orders judicial enquiry into Kishtwar Violence

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said the state government has decided to order a judicial inquiry into the communal clashes in Kishtwar district that left two persons dead and 20 others injured.

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“In order to establish the truth behind the Kishtwar violence and what followed, the State Government has decided to order a Judicial inquiry,” Omar tweeted.

The Chief Minister said the inquiry will be held by a retired judge of the High Court and its outcome will be made public.”The inquiry will be held by a retired High Court judge in a time-bound manner to establish the facts and share them publicly,” he said.

Communal clashes broke out in Kishtwar area of Jammu province on Eid day which later spread to other parts of the Jammu region.

The state government has imposed curfew and prohibitory orders on movement of people in most parts of the Jammu region including Udhampur, Rajouri,Kathua, Samba,Doda districts.

Earlier, the state government had ordered an inquiry by the Divisional Commissioner in to the incident and promised severe punishment to those found responsible for death and destruction in Kishtwar.

As per the TV reports, Omar Abdullah has called for an All-party meet at his residence this afternoon.

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