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Karipur airport violence: Parliamentary panel seeks report

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Kozhikode: A Parliamentary Standing Committee is learnt to have expressed its displeasure over the delay in filing a report on the violence at Karipur airport in Kozhikode that led to the death of a CISF jawan in June.

In its sitting at Cochin International Airport Limited on Thursday, the Parliamentary Standing committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture has asked the Airport Authority of India (AAI) officials to inform it in a week's time the status of the report being prepared on the violence, sources said.

The visiting eight-member committee expressed its displeasure over the delay in filing report during its sitting with top officials of the AAI, CISF and Bureau of Civil Aviation Security, the sources said.

The visiting parliamentary panel consists of MPs, including Shatrughan Sinha, K C Venugopal, Ritabrata Banerjee, Ram Charitra Nishad, Arpita Ghosh, Rahul Kaswan and Dasarath Tirkey.

In the unprecedented violence at the Karipur airport, a CISF jawan was killed and three others were injured when a service revolver went off during a clash between CISF personnel and fire officers of AAI.

Karipur airport was closed for over six hours after the violence broke out.

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