J&K Bank Guard’s Rifle Goes Off in Shopian, 3 Persons Injured

“There was accidental fire by J&K Bank security guard, no one suffered firearm injury. Three people sustained minor injuries in haste and confusion.”


SRINAGAR — Three persons were injured after people ran helter-skelter as the rifle of a bank guard went off accidentally in the Shopian district of south Kashmir on Wednesday, official sources said.

Official sources said that the guard’s rifle went off accidentally at the main branch of the J&K bank at Shopian this morning, leading to chaos. Three persons were injured in the helter-skelter which followed but fortunately, none sustained firearm injury, they said.

“There was accidental fire by J&K Bank security guard, no one suffered firearm injury. Three people sustained minor injuries in haste and confusion,” SSP Shopian, Amritpal Singh said. (GNS)

See Also

Mountain Ink is now on Telegram. Subscribe here.

Support Our Journalism

You are reading this because you value quality and serious journalism.

But, serious journalism needs serious support. We need readers like you to support us and pay for making quality and independent journalism more vibrant.

Become Our Ally

To help us strengthen the tradition of quality reading and writing, we need allies like YOU. Subscribe to us.

View Comments (0)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

© 2019-2022 Mountain Ink. All Rights Reserved.

Scroll To Top