Police said Constable Dhananjoy Kumar suddenly started firing from his automatic rifle, killing Sanjoy Kumar and Anil Kumar and injuring Mohammad Aslam Ali.
Sanjay Kumar died on way to Raisyabari a health centre and Anil Kumar succumbed after he was referred to the subdivision hospital at Gandacherra. Aslam Ali was admitted to the GB Pant Hospital in Agartala. The shootout made jawans run for life and caused rumours of extremists attacking the camp.
Dhananjoy has been detained.