An Indian border safety officer opened fireplace at 5 of his colleagues after which shot himself useless on Sunday morning in Punjab’s Amritsar, officers mentioned.
Amongst those that have been shot at, three have died whereas the fourth one is in crucial situation.
The incident came about at a multitude within the Border Safety Pressure camp within the Khasa space, about 20 km wanting the Attari-Wagah border crossing alongside the India-Pakistan worldwide entrance.
The has been recognized as SK Satteppa who was posted as a constable within the BSF.
The incident came about between 9.30 a.m. and 9.45 a.m. when constable Sateppa S.Ok. allegedly used his service rifle and sprayed bullets on 5 of his colleagues, an officer mentioned.
“In an unfortunate incident, 5 BSF troops were injured on March 6, due to fratricide committed by Ct Satteppa SK at HQ 144 Bn Khasa, Amritsar. Ct Satteppa SK was also injured in the incident. Out of the 6 injured, 5, including Ct Satteppa, have lost their lives. One of the injured is critical. A court of inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the facts,” BSF officers mentioned in a press release.
The victims embody personnel within the ranks of constable and head constable.
A courtroom of inquiry has been ordered to establish the information and extra particulars will observe, BSF mentioned.
The officers are but to determine the explanation for provocation that led the accused to fireside at his colleagues.
However there are media experiences claiming that the constable was upset for being overworked and an argument with a senior officer may need pressured him to take his rifle.
(With inputs from businesses)