BSF Jawan Killed, 4 Injured In Firing Accident At Practice Range

A BSF jawan was killed and four were injured in an incident during firing practice at the Lathi firing range in Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer, police said on Wednesday.

The incident occurred on Tuesday night, they said, adding that a “premature blast” in the muzzle of a gun resulted in splinter injuries to five Border Security Force (BSF) personnel taking part in firing practice.

Three of them sustained critical injuries and were evacuated to the primary health centre in Pokhran, where Satish Kumar (32) was declared brought dead, the police said, adding that the family members of the deceased have been informed about the incident.

Indian Army Officer Shoots Himself Dead

An Army officer allegedly shot himself dead at an Army depot in Khonmoh area of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, officials have said.

Lieutenant Colonel Sudeep Bhagat, who was posted at the depot, fired upon himself, the officials said, adding he died on the spot.

It was not immediately known why the officer took such an extreme step.

Press Trust of India

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