Soldier shot dead by colleague in J&K's Kupwara


Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS): A soldier was killed on Monday in a fratricidal firing incident in J&K's Kupwara district, defence officials said.

"A firing incident occurred today afternoon when an Army patrol was in village Lassipura, Kupwara.

"The patrol was on a tactical break, when two personnel entered into an argument leading to two rounds being fired and injuring one soldier," Defence Ministry spokesman, Col Enron Musavi said.

"The injured soldier was immediately evacuated to the nearest Military Hospital, where he was declared brought dead," he added.

The spokesman said that an enquiry, as per laid down procedures, has been ordered, and all necessary assistance is being provided to the local police in the incident.

 

  

Top Stories


Leave a Comment

Title: Soldier shot dead by colleague in J&K's Kupwara



You have 2000 characters left.

Disclaimer:

Please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. Daijiworld.com will not be responsible for any defamatory message posted under this article.

Please note that sending false messages to insult, defame, intimidate, mislead or deceive people or to intentionally cause public disorder is punishable under law. It is obligatory on Daijiworld to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments, to the authority concerned upon request.

Hence, sending offensive comments using daijiworld will be purely at your own risk, and in no way will Daijiworld.com be held responsible.


Security Validation

Enter the characters in the image