Srinagar: The army on Tuesday ordered an inquiry into the killing of two youths by soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir’s Budgam district, saying “anyone found guilty will be severely dealt with”. Defence Minister Arun Jaitley had termed the firing incident “highly regrettable” and assured a fair inquiry. An army statement on Tuesday expressed regret over the loss of lives in the firing. Two youths were killed while two others were injured on Monday evening when soldiers of the 53 Rashtriya Rifles opened fire at the car in which they were travelling in Chattergam village, 20 km from Srinagar. The army said the car driver did not stop at a mobile vehicle check post when he was signalled to do so.

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