Srinagar: An Indian Army officer opened fire on his own fellow soldiers, resulting in several injuries, according to official sources.
Reports from official agencies state that a designated Indian Major in occupied Kashmir engaged in indiscriminate firing on his fellow soldiers, causing injuries to 6 personnel, while the Major also took several other personnel hostage.
According to preliminary information, in the area of Thana Mandi, Rajouri, within the camp, the Indian Major initiated indiscriminate firing on his officers and fellow soldiers, subsequently taking multiple personnel hostage. It is noteworthy that such an incident is not unprecedented within the Indian Army, as there have been previous reports of Indian soldiers and officers opening fire on their colleagues and engaging in acts of violence.
According to Kashmir Media Service, this incident has come to light in the context of escalating incidents involving Indian Army personnel committing acts of violence and firing upon their fellow soldiers and officers in occupied Kashmir. A recent Indian investigative report has highlighted a total of 82 such incidents over the past few years.