Agartala: A Border Security Force (BSF) constable of 55 battalion at BOP Magrui on Sunday allegedly shot dead his three colleagues before committing suicide.
The incident was confirmed by Superintendent of Police, Special Branch of Tripura police Sarkar Debnath over the phone. SP (Special branch), Shankar Debnath said the BSF jawan opened fire on three others including a head constable before killing himself.
The incident took place last midnight in BOP Magrui under Irani police station of Kailashahar in north Tripura. The incident happened at around 1 am.
The head constable died on the spot. One of the injured jawans succumbed to injuries at Unakoti district hospital and another jawan, who was shifted to ILS Hospital in Agartala, also died.
The constable who fired upon the colleagues has been identified as Sishu Pal. BSF is investigating the motive behind the incident.