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RPF constable's rifle goes off accidentally, injures two in

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

A rifle of an went off accidentally at Metro station in the city today injuring a woman and her child, the police said.

The incident occurred at around 2 pm during change of duty of RPF personnel at the busy station, the police said.

The woman and child were waiting at metro station in the northern part of the city when the rifle of a went off. A bullet from the rifle hit a wall, richocheted and then injured them, he said.

The woman and her child were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

The reason for the rifle going off is being investigated, the added.

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First Published: Fri, June 08 2018. 16:55 IST