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Drug smugglers open fire, two police personnel killed in Rajasthan

The incident took place on Saturday night in Kotdi police station and Raika police station areas when police teams were patrolling after setting up barricades.

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Jaipur Updated on: April 11, 2021 11:04 IST
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Drug smugglers open fire, two police personnel killed in Rajasthan

Two police constables were killed after suspected drug smugglers opened fire at a patrolling team in Rajasthan's Bhilwara district, police said on Sunday. 

The incident took place on Saturday night in Kotdi police station and Raika police station areas when police teams were patrolling after setting up barricades. 

The armed smugglers, who were travelling in two vehicles, opened fire at the police teams in which the two constables sustained bullet injuries. They succumbed to injuries at a hospital.

Bhilwara SP Vikas Sharma said, "Two constables were killed in the firing. Police teams have been alerted to search for the accused."

The deceased constables were identified as Omkar Raika and Pawan Chaudhary. 

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