Chhattisgarh: ITBP jawan shoots dead 5 colleagues, commits suicide

HighlightsThe incident took place around 9.30am at B/45 battalion of ITBP camp located at KadenarITBP constable Rahman Khan fired from his personal weapon, police saidRepresentative imageRAIPUR: At least six Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel were killed and two injured in a clash among themselves in insurgency-hit Narayanpur district of Bastar division on Wednesday morning. Chhattisgarh…

Highlights

  • The incident took place around 9. 30 am at B / 45 battalion of ITBP camp located at Kadenar
  • ITBP constable Rahman Khan fired from his personal weapon , police said

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RAIPUR: At least six Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel were killed and two injured in a clash among themselves in insurgency-hit Narayanpur district of Bastar division on Wednesday morning.
Chhattisgarh director general of police DM Awasthi has confirmed to TOI stating that there was a dispute among the ITBP jawans in the camp located in Narayanpur and one of the jawans opened fire from his rifle on his colleagues.
“The ITBP personnel who shot his five colleagues committed suicide with his own rifle and died on the spot. The injured were being air-lifted to Raipur for treatment. The IG and SP have just reached the spot and further details about what triggered the incident would be known soon, “DGP Awasthi said.
The incident took place around 9. 30 am at B / 45 battalion of ITBP camp located in Kadenar region. ITBP constable Rahman Khan fired from his personal weapon, police said.

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