One junior level officer of the Seema Sashastra Bal (SSB) was killed and another injured in a suspected fratricidal firing incident at an SSB camp near the Jawahar Tunnel in Ramban district on Wednesday.

Police said an Assistant Sub-Inspector of the SSB was killed in the incident that took place in Banihal area of Ramban district. The party is responsible for security of the Banihal Tunnel.

Earlier, six troopers were injured in the firing across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

The injured jawans were airlifted to Srinagar and admitted to Army Hospital in Badami Bagh for treatment.

The sniper attack was carried out from across the LoC.

(More details are awaited)

First Published | 20 September 2017 10:30 PM
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