2 CRPF personnel in Jharkhand killed in fratricidal firing
(Syndicated story. Not edited by The Quint.)
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) An Assistant Commandant and an Assistant Sub Inspector of the Central Reserve Police Force deployed for Jharkhand elections have been killed in fratricidal firing, while two others, including the shooter were left injured, CRPF said on Tuesday.
"Incident occurred at location of C/226Bn, deployed for Jharkhand elections in which 2 personnel were killed and 2 injured (including the firer)," a statement by CRPF read.
The injured personnel have been evacuated to Ranchi for treatment, as the paramilitary has ordered enquiry in the matter.
Last week, five Indo-Tibetan Border Police personnel deployed in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region to fight Maoists were shot dead by another soldier at the paramilitary force's camp.
The constable who turned his service weapon on his colleagues later shot himself dead, a senior police officer said. Two more jawans were also injured in the incident.
(The Quint is now available on Telegram. For handpicked stories every day, subscribe to us on Telegram)
(This story was auto-published from a syndicated feed. No part of the story has been edited by The Quint.)