SSB trooper hospitalized after “misfire” from his rifle in Srinagar



A paramilitary SSB trooper was hospitalized after he felt unconscious following accidental fire from his service rifle at Sonwar are of Srinagar here.

Reports said that the trooper namely K Upan Singh of 36 Battalion SSB felt unconscious soon after his service rifle went off accidentally. The trooper was immediately taken to near by military hospital, they said.

The incident occurred outside the guard room of Deputy Commissioner Srinagar’s residence near Durga Nath Temple at Sonwar.

Station House Officer (SHO), Rammunshi Bagh Mohd 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”. (GNS)


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