Soldier Kills Colleague Over Argument

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Srinagar: An army man on Monday shot dead his colleague in a fit of rage in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

An army patrol was on a tactical break on Monday afternoon in village Lassipura, when two personnel entered into an argument leading to two rounds being fired and injuring one soldier, an army spokesperson said. The injured soldier, he said, was immediately evacuated to the nearest military Hospital, where he was declared brought dead.

“Enquiry as per laid down procedures has been ordered. All necessary assistance is being provided to the local police in the incident,” the army spokesperson added.

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