Soldier shot dead by colleague in north Kashmir's Kupwara
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Soldier shot dead by colleague in north Kashmir's Kupwara

As per an Army spokesman, the firing incident occured this afternoon when an Army patrol was on a tactical break in the village.

Srinagar Sep 20: A soldier was shot dead by his colleague over an argument in Lassipora village in north Kashmir's Kupwara district on Monday, Army said.

As per an Army spokesman, the firing incident occured this afternoon when an Army patrol was on a tactical break in the village.

"Two personnel entered into an argument leading to two rounds being fired and injuring one soldier. The injured soldier was immediately evacuated to the nearest Military Hospital, where he was declared brought dead, " the spokesman said.

"Enquiry as per laid down procedures has been ordered. All necessary assistance is being provided to the local police in the incident, " he added.

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