JAMMU: A police personnel to the rank of Head Constable on Friday died in an accidental fire in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir Police, police said.
Police said, “A Head Constable identified as Ajeet Singh of Ranbir Singh Pura was killed in an accidental firing at Malipeth checkpoint.”
“On hearing the gunshot the fellow colleagues rushed to the spot where they found profusely bleeding Ajeet Singh.’
Immediately they rushed the injured cop to District Hospital (DH) Kishtwar where he succumbed during treatment,” Police said.
Police added that preliminary investigation revealed that the SLR rifle of Ajeet Singh (now deceased) went off accidentally resulting in serious injuries to him and later he succumbed to his fatal injuries.
Meanwhile, concerned police have initiated proceedings in this regard.

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