Kulgam, July 6: Two Forces personnel were killed in a fratricidal incident in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district.
Police sources told News Agency KNT that at SSB camp in Kulgam near court complex the santry fired upon one officer of the camp and then shot himself with his service rifle too, resulting in the deaths of both.
Sources said the there was some argument between ASI and the sentry. The sentry unexpectedly shot dead the officer and then killed self too.
Police have rushed to spot to assess the situation.
Divulging information about the incident, an SSB official said that there had been scuffle between Assistant Sub Inspector Sandeep Kumar belt number 13050920 and Constable Hemant Sharma Belt number 100641097 at main gate of PC Kulgam.
“Both are from SSB 49 G-Company. Constable Hemant lost his cool fired from his i Insas rifle on said ASI killing him on the spot and in the mean time said Hemant fired on self. Both died on spot.”