Four people were killed in a firing incident at Bathinda military station in Punjab on Wednesday morning, with the state police terming it as a “fratricidal incident”.
Punjab’s Additional Director General of Police, SPS Parmar told PTI over phone, “It is not a terrorist attack, it is not an attack from outside. It is a fratricidal incident”.
Earlier, the Army said quick reaction teams were activated following the firing incident at 4:35 am.
“A firing incident reported in the early hours of the morning around 04:35 hours inside Bathinda Military Station. Quick Reaction Teams were activated and the area was cordoned off and sealed,” the Army said in a statement.
It said search operations are in progress “Four fatal casualties reported. Further details being ascertained,” it said.