Constable at US consulate shoots self accidentally in AP, dies

Last Updated: Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 00:31

Hyderabad: A constable with the Andhra Pradesh Special Police, on sentry duty at the US Consulate Office in the Begumpet area here, died after his self-loading rifle (SLR) fired accidentally.

Constable Narasimha Swamy, posted at the gate number one of Consulate, was hit in the stomach by a bullet from his own service rifle at about 6.50 pm, the police said.
He was admitted to a private hospital, and was operated on, however, he died late in the evening, a senior police officer told PTI.

First Published: Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 00:31
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