Srinagar, March 20: A CRPF jawan named Amit Kumar in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur camp killed three of his colleagues and also tried killing himself after a brawl broke out while they were playing Holi, said reports. The incident took place in Battal Ballian locality in Udhampur district.
The identification of the jawans killed in the incident has been made public. Check the names below:
1.Pokarmal, resident of JhunJhunu in Rajasthan
2.Yogender Sharma, resident of Maujpur in Delhi
3.Umeed Singh, resident of Rewari in Haryana
Read the ANI Tweet Below:
J&K: 3 CRPF personnel of 187th battalion shot dead by another jawan at battalion's headquarters in Udhampur's Battal Ballian earlier tonight. Harinder Kumar, Commandant 187th Battalion CRPF says, "3 jawans have died, the one who shot them dead is critically injured." pic.twitter.com/bIhHLOPwQs
— ANI (@ANI) March 20, 2019
According to reports, the soldier who opened fire also sustained injuries in the incident after trying to shoot self.
All the CRPF jawans who lost their lives belong to 187 battalion. This is a developing story and further details are awaited.