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Srinagar: Tourist police Saturday detained two girls from North Kashmir’s Bandipora district along with an Army soldier when they were walking in suspicious state at Srinagar Airport.

Quoting sources news agency KNT reported that the two girls and the soldier were scheduled to board a plane bound for Delhi.

Tourist police detained them and handed them over to police post Humhama.

KNT quoting sources said the girls and the army soldier are being questioned while the parents have been called as well to the police station.

The army soldier in question has been identified as Lance Naik Ashok Kumar Paul son of  Rajander Paul, a resident of Uttar Pradesh. He is deputed at Bandipora with 13 Rashtriya Rifles.

An official said motive behind their outside trip is being ascertained. (KNT)

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