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Soldier shoots JCO, comrade in J&K

Source: PTI
April 25, 2005 15:36 IST
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A soldier shot dead a Junior Commissioned Officer and another jawan following a heated argument at a Rashtriya Rifles camp in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, official sources said today.

Sepoy Ravider Singh opened fire from his service weapon on JCO Mariaya Dass after a scuffle between the two over some issue on Saturday night, the sources said,. quoting delayed reports. Dass and havaldar Balihar Singh were hit by bullets and died on the spot, the sources said, adding that Ravinder was overpowered by other jawans and taken into custody.

It was not known what led to the argument.

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