Mistaken identity: Army jawan pips colleague

In a case of mistaken identity, an army jawan was on Wednesday shot dead by his colleague in border district of Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir.

Updated: Jan 04, 2012, 18:31 PM IST

Jammu: In a case of mistaken identity, an
army jawan was on Wednesday shot dead by his colleague in border
district of Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir.

H Battacharya was shot at by Havaldar S Kaltron, who was
on duty at a security force camp in forward area of Balnoi
belt at Indo-Pak border, officials said.

Battacharya was rushed to a military hospital in Rajouri,
where he died, they said, adding that the santry had fired
after observing some movement in the border belt close to the
camp.

PTI