Goons open fire at Telengana, 2 cops killed

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Telengana: Two policemen were killed and many injured as an unidentified person opened fire at Telangana in Andhra Pradesh on Thursday.The gruesome incident took place when the policemen were questioning passengers during checking of vehicles in Nalgonda district of Telangana in the early hours of Thursday. The incident occurred at around 12.30 AM at a bus stand in Suryapet town when a police team, led by circle inspector (CI) Moghalaiah, was carrying out checking of vehicles, they said.

“The person continued firing and CI Moghalaiah and one home guard Kishore were injured in the firing,” Deputy Superintendent of Police, Suryapet (Sub-division), Abdul Rashid said. He said both of them fled the scene immediately after the incident. Police suspect the weapon used in the firing could be a country-made firearm.

Abdul Rashid has also added that a special team has been formed to trace down the criminals. The security of the area has been tightened after the incident.

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