Suprio Ray, Kolkata: An accidental shooting in the broad day light at Dum Dum metro station creates panic. The firing took place by a RPF jawan during handing over taking charge the rifle went off. A 9 year old boy along with his mother and a metro rail staff were injured.
Reportedly, on Friday afternoon at Dum Dum metro station while a RPF jawan after getting off from his duty was handing over his service rifle(slr)to his colleague who was on duty.
“During the handing over taking charge the loaded rifle went off,the bullet touch the ground and the splinter hits three. Saptarshi Basu 9 year old boy along with his mother and a metro rail staff were injured.Immediately they were sent to the RG Kar Hospital,” says CPRO Indrani Banerjee. “She further added that strict action will be taken after the inquiry report comes out.”
As per sources,all three injured are out of danger now and they will be discharged soon. A high level inquiry will be done on this incident. The matter has been informed to Sinthi police station as the post office falls under it.
Edited by: Mousumi Das