Cop dies in ‘accidental’ fire
Handwara, July 19: A police follower lost his life when his service rifle went off ‘accidentally’ during the wee hours on Friday in north Kashmir’s Handwara township.
Superintendent of Police Handwara Choudhary Muhammad Aslam told CNS that police are investigating the matter whether the said police follower committed suicide or died due to accidental fire.
Police sources said that Abdul Majeed Khan resident of Hafrad, Vilgam died due to bullet injuries under his chin at the Handwara camp of Special Operations Group (SOG).
It was not immediately clear whether Khan was killed due to misfire from his own weapon or from the weapon of any of his colleagues. Police has started an inquiry into the incident. (CNS)
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