109 civilians killed in police firing in 2011

New Delhi, July 6 (IBNS) : At least 109 civilians were killed and 328 injured in police firing incidents in India in the year 2011, according to National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).

The latest statistics released by the NCRB had revealed that, in 482 police firing incidents at various occasions in different states, 109 civilians were killed and 328 injured in 2011.

The report said that, 35 people were killed and 287 injured in riot control, 8 killed and 7 injured in anti-dacoity operations, 26 killed and 14 injured in against extremists and terrorists, 40 killed and 20 injured in other incidents.

During the events, 59 police personnels were killed and 971 others injured.

The report said that, in Uttar Pradesh highest number of civilians were killed in police firing incidents, where 25 were killed and 2 others injured.

Apart from Uttar Pradesh, 14 civilians were killed in Rajasthan, 12 each in Maharashtra and West Bengal, 9 each in Bihar and Odisha, 6 each in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, 5 in Assam, 4 in Chhattisgarh, 2 each in Punjab and Karnataka, 1 each in Gujarat, Delhi and Jharkhand.

In other hand, 35 police personnels were killed in Chhattisharh, 11 in Jammu & Kashmir, 7 in Maharashtra, 2 each in West Bengal, Rajasthan and Odisha.

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