SRINAGAR Fernandinho Brazil Jersey , Indian-controlled Kashmir, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) -- An Indian army trooper Thursday killed five of his colleagues and wounded two others before shooting himself dead with his service rifle inside a camp in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir Fagner Brazil Jersey , officials said.
The fratricide took place early Thursday at around 2:00 a.m. ( local time) at a military camp stationed at Safapoora village of Bandipora district, about 35 km north of Srinagar city Fabinho Brazil Jersey , the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir.
"A soldier early today ran amok inside the camp in Safapoora and fired indiscriminately on his colleagues, resulting in killing of five on spot Elias Brazil Jersey ," Lt Col N N Joshi, Indian army spokesman in Srinagar Ederson Brazil Jersey , told Xinhua. "The soldier later on committed suicide by shooting himself dead inside the camp."
Reports said the two wounded troopers were hospitalized and are under medical supervision.
Officials said statements of the duo would be of vital importance to know reasons underlying the incident.
Indian army has ordered a court of inquiry into the incident.
"An investigation has been ordered," Joshi said. "We are trying to get details to know what actually went wrong."
Indian police has also registered a case and ordered an investigation in the fratricide.
Early morning medical teams were rushed to the camp to carry out postmortem on the bodies.
Sources said the erring trooper had a verbal brawl with his colleagues hours before he went on the killing spree.
Safapoora camp houses troopers belonging to Indian counter- insurgency force 13 Rashtriya Rifles.
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Indian troops stationed in Indian-controlled Kashmir, battling armed insurgency are reported