Fratricide: Soldier kills colleague in Kupwara
Srinagar: in a case of fratricide, an army soldier was killed by a colleague in Lolab area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Monday afternoon.
Giving details of the incident that took place at Lassipura, Kupwara, a defence spokesperson said that an Army patrol was on a tactical break when two personnel entered into an argument leading to two rounds being fired while left a soldier injured. The injured soldier was immediately evacuated to the nearest military hospital, where he was declared brought dead, the spokesperson said.
He said an enquiry as per laid down procedures has been ordered. All necessary assistance is being provided to the local police in the incident.