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Naval officer shot self accidentally, dies

Updated: Oct 11, 2016 21:29 IST

New Delhi [India], Oct. 11 (ANI): Sub Lt Tejveer Singh of the Indian Navy, who hails from Haryana, died after he shot himself "accidently" while handling firearms onboard INS Kuthar.

According to reports, the 24-year-old officer "accidently" fired at himself Tuesday evening, and was immediately shifted to a Naval Hospital, INHS Kalyani, in Vishapatnam, however, he succumbed to his injuries.

The family of the naval officer has been informed about the incident.

Meanwhile, a Board of Inquiry has been ordered to investigate the matter. (ANI)