Bank guard shot dead in Srinagar

Srinagar, March 17 (IANS) A bank guard was killed here on Thursday after being shot by his colleague, police said, adding they were probing if the incident was intentional or accidental.


“A bank guard identified as Muhammad Altaf was hit in the chest when the shotgun of his fellow guard at an ATM in Hawal area went off today (on Thursday). He was taken to hospital where he succumbed to his critical injuries,” said a police official.

“The guard whose gun went off was identified as Javaid Ahmad and is being questioned to ascertain whether the firing was accidental or was intentional,” the official added.

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