Soldier kills four neighbours before shot dead by police

Sangrur: An army man today killed four of his neighbours in indiscriminate firing before he was shot dead by police at Hassanpur village in Sangrur district of Punjab.

Sangrur Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Pritpal Singh Thind said the sepoy, who was on leave, entered into three houses in his neighbourhood and killed four people and injured four others by opening fire.

Later, police asked him to surrender but he did not heed to the request. He was later shot dead by police. (PTI)