Paramilitary Jawan On Gujarat Poll Duty Shoots 2 Colleagues With AK-56

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Officials at the local hospital where the bodies were kept.

Ahmedabad:

Two jawans from the the paramilitary forces were shot dead and two others injured in the firing by one of their colleagues at Navi Bandar near Porbandar in Gujarat, where they were stationed for election duty ahead of next month’s assembly polls.

The men were not on active duty when they got into a fight in the evening that escalated and shots were fired from an AK-56 rifle, it is learnt. They were part of an India Reserve Battalion (IRB) from Manipur and deputed in Gujarat besides the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF), said Porbandar Collector Ashok Kumar. 

It’s being investigated as to what led to the clash.

The two injured jawans were being shifted to a hospital in Jamnagar, about 150 km away, for more advanced treatment.

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