Army jawan dies in accidental firing in Srinagar

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Srinagar, Jul 31: An army jawan died in accidental firing in central Kashmir's Ganderbal district, police said on Thursday.

Lance Hawaldar Parvinder Kumar received bullet injuries when his service rifle accidentally went off while he was cleaning it at 5 Rashtriya Rifles camp in Duderhama area, police said.

The incident took place on the night of July 29, they added.

Kumar, who hails from Kishtwar in Jammu region of the state, was rushed to Army's 92 base camp hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries last night.

PTI

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