SOPORE — An Army trooper died after his service rifle went off accidentally in Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday.
An official told the news agency KNO that an Army constable Chander Mohan of 32 RR Chatoosa camp was travelling in a bunker towards Watergam when his service rifle went off accidentally.
He said the trooper was immediately shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment, where he was declared dead on arrival.
The official added that further investigation has been initiated into the matter.
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