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Indian Paramilitary Men Open Fire At Each Other; 6 Killed, Two Injured

December 4, 2019 | By

Chhattisgarh: At least six personnel of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) were killed at the Kadenar camp in Chhattisgarh’s Narayanpur district Wednesday after they fired among themselves following a dispute.

As per media reports two others were injured in the incident, the details of which remain unclear.

Inspector General of Police (Bastar range) Sundarraj P reportedly told news agency PTI that one jawan fired at his colleagues with his service weapon. He was later gunned down, he said, adding that Narayanpur Superintendent of Police Mohit Garg has rushed to the spot.

The Kadenar camp of the ITBP’s 45th battalion is located around 350 kilometres from Raipur, notes a report in The Indian Express.

UPDATE – Later reports in Indian Media said that a ITBP personnel killed five of his colleagues and then committed suicide.

  • Last Updated on 5 December 2019 at 10:51 am (Amritsar Time)

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