1 lifeless, several injured after paramilitary jawan opens fire at Kolkata museum

A paramilitary jawan opened fire at the Kolkata Museum, killing one and injuring several others.

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A Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) jawan was shot lifeless by safety forces after he opened fire at the Indian Museum in Kolkata on Saturday, August 6, killing one particular person and injuring several others.

The jawan used his service weapon to shoot at an assistant sub-inspector and a head constable of the CISF. He went on to fire extra rounds after this.

As per early info, the museum was blocked, and fight forces, together with CISF personnel, entered the museum to convey the jawan underneath management.

The jawan reportedly additionally fired at a police automobile, injuring several police personnel.

The incident happened round 6:45 pm within the barracks at the museum, which is India’s “oldest and largest” such facility. The museum, positioned within the coronary heart of Kolkata, is an autonomous organisation underneath the executive management of the Union Ministry of Culture.

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