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Four CRPF jawans killed in fratricidal shooting


AGENCIES | Raipur, December 25, 2012 12:05
Tags : Fratricidal shooting | CRPF jawans | CRPF camp shooting |

Four CRPF jawans were killed and one was injured after their colleague opened fire at them in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district.

The shooting occurred on Monday night at the camp of 111 CRPF Battalion when a jawan Deep Kumar Tiwari opened fire on the jawans who were sleeping, Dantewada SP Narendra Khare said.

While three jawans died on the spot, one died while being taken to hospital, Mr. Khare said, adding that the injured has been referred to a Jagdalpur hospital.

While the exact cause is being ascertained Mr. Khare said the accused was suffering from some “psychological problems”.

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