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Fatricide claims fourth life in a week in Kashmir

india Updated: Dec 30, 2011 18:11 IST
Peerzada Ashiq

A Border Security Force (BSF) personnel was on Friday allegedly killed by his colleague after an altercation in south Kashmir’s Awantipora area, fourth death in just a week in similar incident of fratricide in the state.

Early in the morning, head constable PK Hanjak fired at his colleague constable Susheel Police from point blank range.

The BSF personnel 2nd Batallion was killed inside the BSF camp at Koil village in Awantipora area of Pulwama district, 30 km away from Srinagar.

“Preliminary investigation revealed there was an altercation between the victim and Hanjak on Thursday. Today morning, the head constable was found dead inside the camp,” Superintendent Police Pulwama Amit Kumar said.

Last Sunday, three CRPF personnel were killed and another wounded in a fratricide incident inside a CRPF camp in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district.

Six paramilitary CRPF personnel were taken into custody in the case.