CRPF trooper shoots self after firing at colleagues

The trooper, identified as Mukesh Babu, opened fire at his colleagues in Pantha Chowk camp following a heated argument on Saturday evening.

Published: 06th January 2019 10:07 AM  |   Last Updated: 06th January 2019 10:07 AM   |  A+A-

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By IANS

SRINAGAR: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper has shot himself dead after firing at two colleagues in a camp in the outskirts of Srinagar, police said.

The trooper, identified as Mukesh Babu, opened fire at his colleagues in Pantha Chowk camp following a heated argument on Saturday evening.

"After injuring his colleagues, the CRPF jawan locked himself in a bathroom where he shot himself dead with his service rifle," police said. The injured are hospitalised.

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