CRPF Constable Shoots Self After Killing 3 Colleagues In J&K
Udhampur: Three Central Reserve Police Forces (CRPF) personnel were allegedly shot dead by their colleague on Wednesday, at a CRPF camp in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur.
The jawan, who fired at his colleagues, is also critically injured after he tried to shot himself.
“Three jawans have died and the one who shot them is critically injured,” Harinder Kumar, CRPF Commandant of the 187th Battalion told news agency ANI.
The three deceased are head constables, Pokarmal R from Jhunjhunu in Rajasthan, Yogendra Sharma from Delhi and Umed Singh, a resident of Rewari in Haryana.
As per reports, the incident occurred at around 10 pm when Constable Ajit Kumar fired at his colleagues with his service rifle after a petty altercation.
Noteworthy, the incident comes just two months after a CRPF personnel fired at his two colleagues before killing himself at a camp in Panthchowk in Srinagar on January 7.