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Jawan injured in accidental fire in Udhampur

A jawan was injured when his service rifle accidentally went off in the Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir, police officials said today.

india Updated: Oct 29, 2010 12:31 IST
PTI

A jawan was injured when his service rifle accidentally went off in the Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir, police officials said on Friday.

Jatinder Singh of Agra, a Rashtriya Rifle jawan, was hit by a bullet when his rifle accidentally went off in Rai Chak forest belt in Basantgarh during a search and cordon operation in Udhampur district late last night, they said.

He was rushed to the Udhampur hospital soon after and he is currently said to be out danger.

First Published: Oct 29, 2010 12:23 IST