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BSF soldier injures 2, dies in camp shooting incident in Tripura

A Border Security Force (BSF) soldier went on a shooting spree at a security facility in north Tripura on Friday night. He shot bullets at his colleagues critically wounding two.

BSF officials refused to share details of the incident before completion of investigation. Arun Kumar Verma, a senior official of Tripura Frontier of BSF, on Saturday said probe launched into the ‘unfortunate incident’. He said Constable P.D. Rao who opened fire inside a BSF campus died.

Numerous shooting incidents have occurred in BSF campuses in Tripura over the years. A BSF soldier went on berserk and shot dead three colleagues before shooting self at a border camp in Kailashahar of Unakoti district on May 7 last year.

On March 14 this year a BSF Sub-Inspector died at a border post in Sonamura of Sepahijala district.

Source: thehindu.com

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