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3 injured after ATM guard’s gun goes off accidentally in J&K

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Srinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) Three civilians were injured on Wednesday when the gun of an ATM guard went off accidentally in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, police said.

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The 0.12 bore gun of the guard apparently went off accidentally in Chandoosa village.

"The injured have been shifted to a hospital. The guard has been taken in for questioning after registering a case in the incident," police said.

Bank guards employed by private agencies in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) for ATM protection are not provided rifles, but .12 bore guns in which cartridges containing pellets of different sizes are used.

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