Army Naik kills Rifleman

IMPHAL, Jun 27 : One personnel of 2/5 Gorkha Rifles was killed while another sustained injuries when one of their colleagues opened fire upon them at their post stationed in Bishnupur district.
The incident took place yesterday at around 1.55 pm. The deceased has been identified as Rifleman Jaya Lal Budha while the injured personnel has been identified as Lance Naik Khum Bahadur Gurung both from Nepal.
According to reports, the two personnel were sleeping inside their barrack when Naik Prem Bahadur Gurung fired upon Rifleman Jaya Lal Budha using an INSAS rifle issued to him.
He then attacked Lance Naik Khum Bahadur Gurung creating panic at the post.
Both of them were admitted to Leimakhong military hospital but Rifleman Jaya Lal Budha succumbed to the injuries.
Naik Prem Bahadur Gurung has been arrested and later handed over to Bishnupur police station, the reports said.
A case has been registered in connection with the incident as per a report submitted by 2/5 Gorkha Rifles, it added.

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