New Delhi, Nov 19: Everyone got scared when three rounds of gunfire were shots near Prime Minister Narendra Modi's official residence at 7, Race Course Road (7 RCR) in New Delhi.
The incident took place around 8:30 pm on Wednesday, Nov 18. Initial investigation suggested that gunfire were shots accidentally.
The accident created chaos around 7 RCR as officials appointed for Modi's security rushed to the spot and tightened security at the place.
The three rounds of fire were shots at media parking lot which has round-the-clock deployment of a Police Control Room team for security reasons.
Prime Minister's security personnel reported the incident at Chanakyapuri police station.
It has been reported that a constable, posted with the PCR wing, "accidentally" fired three rounds while loading his AK-47 rifle during change of duty.
The media parking lot is situated just opposite to the prime minister's residence in the posh Lutyens bungalow area in Central Delhi.
No one was injured in the firing. DCP (New Delhi) Jatin Narwal was quoted as saying, "He accidentally fired three rounds while loading his AK-47 rifle."
No FIR has been registered. However, a detailed inquiry has been ordered into the episode.
(With agency inputs)