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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.


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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