A Sashastra Seema Bal jawan travelling to his camp in Hingoli in Maharashtra died after his gun went off in Nanded on Monday morning, a police official said.
"SSB trooper Pappala Bhanuprasad (36) from Andhra Pradesh was traveling back to his camp located in Yelki in Hingoli. At around 3:30 am. on Hingoli-Nanded road near Dongarkada village, his gun went off and a bullet pierced his chest," he said.
Bhanuprasad was first taken to a health facility in Ardhapur and then rushed to Nanded Civil Hospital at 6 am where he was declared dead on arrival.
An accidental death case has been registered and further probe into the incident is underway, he added
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