The Indian army has issued an unusual apology for shooting dead two teenage boys in Indian-administered Kashmir. The army says it made a mistake in firing at a car they were travelling in on the outskirts of Srinagar on Monday. Correspondents say it is rare for the army to admit such an error in such speedy and unambiguous terms. A senior army commander based in the Jammu region flew especially to Srinagar to address the media in the aftermath of the deaths. "We take responsibility for the death of the two boys in Kashmir," the chief of the army's northern command, DS Hooda, told reporters late on Friday.
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