SRINAGAR A paramilitary SSB personnel was hospitalized after he fell unconscious following accidental fire from his service rifle.
Official sources told a local news agency that K Upan Singh of 36 Battalion SSB fell unconscious soon after his service rifle went off accidentally outside the guard room of Deputy Commissioner Srinagar’s residence near Durga Nath Temple at Sonwar.
The trooper was immediately taken to nearby military hospital where doctors stated his condition to be normal, they said.
Station House Officer (SHO), Rammunshi Bagh Mohammad Ishaq said that the trooper was taken to hospital after “misfire from his service rifle”.
He said that while the bullet hit a wall, the trooper was hospitalized and he is “absolutely fine”.