Jammu And Kashmir: CRPF Jawan Kills 3 Colleagues Before Shooting Self

Jammu And Kashmir: CRPF Jawan Kills 3 Colleagues Before Shooting Self

Jammu And Kashmir: CRPF Jawan Kills 3 Colleagues Before Shooting Self 

New Delhi: The Central Reserve Police Forces 's three Jawans were allegedly shot dead by their colleague on Wednesday, at a camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur.  After firing at his colleagues, the CRPF jawan tried to kill himself and is critically injured.

Senior CRPF and police officials immediately went to the camp. "Three jawans have died and the one who shot them is critically injured," Harinder Kumar, CRPF Commandant of the 187th Battalion told news agency ANI.

The head constables, Pokarmal R of Jhunjhunu in Rajasthan and Yogendra Sharma of Delhi and Umed Singh, was a resident of Rewari in Haryana are the deceased personnels.

At 10 pm the incident took place when Constable Ajit Kumar fired at his colleagues with his service rifle over a disagreement, said senior officials at the camp.

Hailing from Kanpur, Ajit Kumar is being treated at a military hospital nearby the officers said.

The incident comes just two months after a CRPF personnel fired at his two colleagues before killing himself at a camp in Panthchowk in Srinagar on January 7. According to the senior officials, he was disturbed due to "personal issues".

Earlier in September 2018, a Border Security Force (BSF) personnel shot his colleague at a camp in Ghaziabad. Constable Ajit killed his batch mate Jagpreet with his INSAS rifle. Both jawans were guarding forces based in Gurgaon and were deployed as part of a unit to help the Ghaziabad Police in law and order duties.

(With inputs from PTI & ANI)