Mistaken identity: Army jawan pips colleague

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.