Trooper shoots five colleagues, kills self in Kashmir

Posted By: IANS
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Jammu and Kashmir
Srinagar, Feb 27: A trooper shot dead five of colleagues and then turned the gun on himself in north's Kashmir Ganderbal district, sources said on Thursday.

Police sources told IANS that an angry trooper of the Rashtriya Rifles went berserk inside the Safapora (Manasbal) camp in the district, 35 kilometres from here, following a heated argument with his colleagues.

"He resorted to indiscriminate firing, resulting in the death of five Rashtriya Rifles troopers," said sources.

"After the firing, the irate trooper shot and killed himself," police said.


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