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CRPF trooper shoots colleague to death

Bastar munaadi : A CRPF jawan was killed and another one was injured after one of their colleagues opened fire at them at a camp of the paramilitary force in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar district on Friday.

The offender, who was undergoing treatment for some mental health issue, later allegedly tried to shoot himself in a bid to commit suicide.

“The incident occurred at 8 am in the camp of CRPF’s 241st ‘Bastariya’ battalion in Sedwa village under Kesloor police station area.

“Constable Girish Kumar (25), who was admitted to an isolation ward of the camp for treatment of mental problems, snatched the rifle from his colleague after some altercation and fired at him and another personnel.”

“Of them, constable Pramod Kumar Sari (27) died on the spot and another constable Santosh Wacham (26) sustained injuries.” Subsequently, Kumar shot himself and suffered grievous injuries.

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