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CISF personnel opens fire at Kolkata museum, 1 lifeless, another injured

A jawan from Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) opened fire contained in the Indian Museum in Kolkata on Saturday. He killed considered one of his colleague and severely injured another contained in the barrack connected to the museum, officers reported.

The CISF personnel used an AK-47, his service weapon to fire 15 rounds within the museum, capturing an assistant sub-inspector and a head constable of the CISF. The two injured males have been taken to the state-run SSKM Hospital the place considered one of them died.

The jawan was disarmed and arrested, a Kolkata Police officer stated.

ANI shared a video of the incident over Twitter.

The museum was blocked, and fight forces, together with CISF personnel entered the museum to convey the jawan underneath management.

(*1*) Police Commissioner Vineet Goyal stated.

Founded in 1814, Indian Museum positioned at 1-Park Street, Kolkata is the biggest multipurpose Museum not solely within the Indian subcontinent but in addition within the Asia-Pacific area of the world.

It is an autonomous organisation underneath the executive management of the Union Ministry of Culture.

With inputs from PTI.

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