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Chhattisgarh: 4 CRPF jawans killed, 3 injured after colleague opens fire at camp in Sukma

08:50 AM Nov 08, 2021 | FPJ Web Desk

Four CRPF personnel were killed and three injured after their colleague shot them at a camp of the paramilitary force in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Monday.

At least four Central Reserve Police Force jawans of 50 bn were killed and 3 were injured in a case of fratricide at a camp under Maraiguda Police Station limits in Sukma district on Monday. The incident took place when a jawan opened fire at the CRPF camp, reported news agency ANI.

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According to PTI, the incident occurred at around 3.30 am in the camp of CRPF's 50th battalion in Lingampalli village of the district, around 400 km from the state capital Raipur.

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As per preliminary information, a jawan opened fire at his colleagues with his service weapon, an AK-47 rifle, Inspector General of Police (Bastar range) Sundarraj P told PTI.

The jawan was immediately held and his interrogation is underway, he said. The injured personnel have been admitted to a local hospital.

Further details are awaited.

(With inputs ANI and PTI)

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