Two Jawans Killed In Internal Brawl Between Paramilitary Jawans On Gujarat Elections Duty

Porbandar: Two paramilitary jawans were killed while two others were injured after one of their comrades opened fire on them in Gujarat’s Porbandar. The paramilitary jawans were stationed there ahead of the upcoming Gujarat elections.

The deceased jawans have been identified as Thoiba Singh and Jitendra Singh, whereas constable S Inauchashingh has been named as the accused. The injured jawans are constables Chorajit and Rohikana are the victims. All of them are from Manipur.

The soldiers were not on active duty when they got into an argument in the evening that turned violent and resulted in a shooting from an AK-47. They were stationed in Gujarat alongside the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) as members of an India Reserve Battalion (IRB) from Manipur, according to Porbandar Collector and District Election Officer AM Sharma.

However, the reason behind the altercation is not known yet.

The two wounded jawans, one shot in the stomach and the other in the leg, were rushed to the Porbandar general hospital before being referred for better treatment to a hospital in Jamnagar.

Notably, first-phase voting in the Porbandar district will take place on December 1, second-phase voting will take place on December 5, and results will be announced on December 8.

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