Angul: A jawan who was in charge of arms and ammunition store at Chheliapada CRPF camp in Odisha’s Angul district died today after sustaining bullet injuries on his chest from an AK-47 rifle.
The deceased was identified as Mihir Das (35), hailing from Kendrapara district.
According to reports, some jawans heard noise of gunshot inside the store this morning following which they rushed to the spot and found Das with bullet injuries.
He was immediately shifted to the district headquarters hospital where doctors declared him brought dead.
The angul police have started investigation into the incident.
“It is yet to be known whether Das committed suicide by firing self or it was accidental. Details can be ascertained after an inquiry,” said Angul police station IIC Subash Chandra Sahoo said.