Soldier dies after being shot by his own rifle

KANPUR: An Army jawan died after being shot by means of his personal rifle at a marriage reception in Kanpur's Chakeri the town.
The jawan had come to wait the reception of a pal when the incident came about the day prior to this.

"We received a call; they told us he was shot at the wedding ceremony. Later we again received a call saying he died. They are saying he was shot by his own rifle after someone accidentally hit it with legs but how was he hit in the chest?" the deceased's sister raised doubt about her brother's dying.


Meanwhile, Kanpur's Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Akhilesh Kumar Meena stated "The Army jawan died after being shot by his own rifle. A case has been registered. The one who fired from the rifle has been arrested. Action will be taken".


The Army jawan was posted in Ambala.


A case has been registered and additional investigations are on.


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