4 CRPF soldiers killed after Jawan opens fire in Chhattisgarh bordering Odisha’s Malkangiri

Malkangiri: Four Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed and three injured after a Jawan opened fire at them in a camp of the paramilitary force in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district bordering Odisha’s Malkangiri on Monday.

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, Inspector General of Police (Bastar range) Sundarraj P said.

According to the preliminary information, the soldier opened fire at his colleagues with his AK-47 rifle. The accused has been held and the police have initiated interrogation to ascertain the reason for the firing.

Meanwhile, the injured jawans have been rushed to a nearby hospital, Area Hospital in Telangana’s Bhadrachalem, for treatment. and are being treated for the injuries.

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