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CRPF jawan dies in ‘mysterious’ firing incident

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  25 Dec 2016 12:00 AM GMT

From a Correspondent
Goalpara, Dec 24: Sensation prevailed in the district as a CRPF jawan from Jammu and Kashmir died on Saturday in a mysterious firing incident inside the CRPF camp at Agia, about 12 km from here. According to police sources, on Saturday at about 2 pm, firing took place inside the Agia camp of G Coy 152 BN CRPF when the jawans were depositing arms after duty. In this unfortute incident, CN/GD John Singh (24) of district Udhampur received bullet injuries and succumbed to his injuries in Goalpara Civil Hospital. The Section Commander from whose weapon the shot was fired, has been identified as ASI /GD Bharat Paswan of district landa, Bihar. An inquiry was immediately initiated in which an indication of accidental firing has been received. However, police are also investigating other possible angles. A case has been registered at Agia PS and further follow-up action is being taken.

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