Paramilitary Jawan Killed, Several Injured in Firing at Kolkata Museum

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Kolkata: A CISF jawan was killed, and several others were injured after another paramilitary jawan opened fire at the Indian Museum in Kolkata on Saturday evening, reported NDTV online. The accused CISF constable has been nabbed by the Kolkata Police, reported news agency ANI.Also Read – Breaking News Highlights | HC Directs Delhi Govt To Ensure Strict Compliance With Senior Citizens’ Welfare Law

As per initial information, the jawan fired at a police car, injuring several police personnel, including the driver of the vehicle. Kolkata police commissioner Vineet Goel also reached the spot. Also Read – Babul Supriyo Gets Cabinet Rank in Team Mamata, 8 New Ministers Sworn-in | FULL LIST

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The museum, located in the heart of Kolkata, is an autonomous organisation under the administrative control of the Union Ministry of Culture. The Central Industrial Security Force or CISF took over the armed security of the museum in December 2019.

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