Shootout at base of central forces on election duty in West Bengal’s Howrah district has been reported. It is being told that these firing took place in Baganan in Howrah district adjacent to Kolkata. According to media reports, a soldier has been martyred while two others are being injured. However, no specific information has been found in this case yet. central forces have been deployed before the Lok Sabha elections for the Howrah constituency. Polls will be held on May 6 under the sixth phase.
Shootout at base of central forces on election duty in Bengal’s Howrah district, 1 soldier reportedly killed pic.twitter.com/p5A6LoVzdd— NDTV (@ndtv) May 2, 2019
According to media reports, the incident of firing took place in the camps of the Central Forces formed in the Jyotirmoy Girls School. The paramilitary soldiers sent for security during the elections. It is being told that more than a dozen rounds were fired in the shootout, in which a young soldier was killed, while two jawans were injured.