Jammu: BSF jawan dies after his gun goes off accidentally

  • PTI, Jammu
  • Updated: Dec 07, 2015 16:20 IST

A BSF jawan was allegedly killed when his service rifle went off accidentally in the Gadigarh area in Jammu, police said on Monday.

Border Security Force constable Raman Kumar, who was posted with the 78th battalion of the BSF at Shergarh camp, was seriously injured when his service rifle went off accidentally in his unit on Sunday, a police spokesperson said.

Kumar, a resident of Gurdaspur in Punjab, was immediately shifted to the Government Medical College (GMC) hospital where he succumbed to his injuries, he said.

The spokesperson said the jawan’s body was handed over to the BSF after an autopsy and added that a case has been registered and an investigation was on.

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