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BSF man guns down head constable, injures another

Press Trust of India  |  Karimganj (Assam) 

A head was killed and another was seriously injured when a of the force opened fire with his service rifle at Border Out Post (BOP) in south Assam's district, and police sources said on Wednesday.

of was on duty in when at around 9:15 pm Tuesday entered into an argument over some issue with two head constables of his company.

Accused opened fire with his Insas rifle and shot 9 rounds in which died on the spot and A R Pal got seriously injured, the sources said.

Both Kangaria and Pal were head constables.

Pal has been referred to the and Hospital.

The accused has fled with the rifle and two loaded magazines with 40 rounds of live ammunition and a wireless set, the sources said.

An was launched by BSF and other security forces.

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First Published: Wed, October 10 2018. 15:20 IST