• Thu. Jul 18th, 2024

Four Army Personnel killed in firing at Indian Army military base in Punjab

Four army jawans of an artillery unit succumbed to gunshot injuries sustained during the firing incident at Bathinda Military Station. No other injuries to personnel or loss/damage to property reported. The area continues to be sealed off and joint investigations with Punjab Police are being coordinated to establish the facts of the case. All aspects including the possible case of involvement of an INSAS rifle along with 28 rounds reported missing two days back are being ascertained: Indian Army

On reports that an INSAS rifle and ammunition that went missing two days back could have been used in the incident, the Army statement said, “All aspects including the possible case of involvement of an INSAS rifle along with 28 rounds reported missing two days back are being ascertained.”

According to sources, the firing took place inside the officers’ mess.

Avoid rumours on Bathinda military base firing incident: Indian Army

Considering the sensitivities involved, the Indian Army today asked the media to avoid rumours and refrain from speculation over a firing incident inside the Military Station in Punjab’s Bathinda.

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