Army Colonel dies in accidental fire

Army Colonel dies in accidental fire
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Srinagar: An Army officer died Monday after he accidentally shot himself from his personal firearm in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, an official said.
Colonel J V Mahadik suffered grievous injuries after his personal weapon went off accidentally while he was travelling in a vehicle in Khundroo area of Anantnag district, a defence spokesman said here.
“In an unfortunate incident Col J V Mahadik (Corps of Artillery) posted at Station Headquarters, Khundroo, succumbed to the injuries suffered due to accidental discharge of fire from his personal weapon while travelling in a vehicle,” the spokesman said.