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CISF Personnel Shoots Himself Dead at Kolkata Airport

A CISF personnel allegedly shot himself dead at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata.

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A Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel has allegedly shot himself dead at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata, police said.

The body of Pankaj Kumar, a sub-inspector, was found lying in a pool of blood around 7:45 pm on Friday, 22 July, at the basement toilet meant for airport staff, they said.

His body was found after airport security personnel rushed to the toilet on hearing a gunshot, they added.

He has a gunshot wound on the forehead and his service pistol was found lying beside the body, police said.

The body has been sent for post-mortem examination, and police are questioning his colleagues and other airport staffers to ascertain why Kumar took his life.

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A case of unnatural death has been registered, police said.

As the incident happened away from the passenger movement area, it did not cause any hindrance to airport operations, officials said.

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