Punjab: Tragic Shooting Incident Leaves Four Dead At Bathinda Military Station; Area Cordoned Off, Search For The Shooter Ongoing

Ujjwal Shrotryia

Apr 12, 2023, 12:31 PM | Updated 12:31 PM IST

Bathinda Military Station.
Bathinda Military Station.

Four people were killed in a firing incident at Bathinda military station in Punjab, according to the state police.

“It is not a terrorist attack, it is not an attack from outside. It is a fratricidal incident”, Punjab’s Additional Director General of Police, SPS Parmar said.

Army activated quick reaction teams after the 4:35am firing incident, according to earlier statements.

“A firing incident was reported in the early hours of the morning around 04:35 hours, inside Bathinda Military Station. Quick Reaction Teams were activated and the area was cordoned off and sealed,” the Army said in a statement.

"All aspects including the possible case of involvement of an INSAS rifle along with 28 rounds reported missing two days back are being ascertained," the Army's South Western Command said in another statement.

"The area continues to be sealed off and joint investigations with Punjab Police are being coordinated to establish the facts of the case," the statement added.

Staff Writer at Swarajya. Writes on Indian Military and Defence.

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