LS polls: ITBP soldier injured after his rifle goes off accidentally on board a bus

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By GNS on 10/04/2019.

LS polls: ITBP soldier injured after his rifle goes off accidentally on board a bus

Poonch, April 10: An Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) soldier was injured when his service rifle went off accidentally on board a bus in Mendhar area of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.

Station House Officer (SHO) Gursai, Sanjay Gupta told GNS that ITBP personnel were on board a bus and were returning after inspection of a polling booth at Dhargloon area when the incident took place.

The officer said that other soldiers sitting along with him had a narrow escape even as the soldier Havaldar Krishen Chand Sahu of (ITBP 15/21 13 Adhoc bn ) suffered an injury in his shoulder and has been shifted to military hospital Rajouri for treatment.

He said that the condition of the soldier as per the doctors is stable.

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