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Jawan found dead with gunshot wounds at naval base in Kochi

A 53-year-old Defence Security Official Was Found Dead With Gunshot Wounds At A Naval Base, Navy Officials Said Today.

PTI | Updated on: 23 May 2016, 09:25:15 AM

Kochi:

A 53-year-old defence security official was found dead with gunshot wounds at a naval base, Navy officials said today.Defence Security Corps (DSC) jawan Naik Sivadasan K was found dead with gunshot wounds late yesterday while on duty as armed sentry at naval base Kochi, a Navy spokesman said.

The firing incident, whether accidental, is being ascertained, he said, adding that the case is being investigated by the harbour terminus police station.

The deceased, belonging to Thrissur is survived by his wife and two daughters.

“The family has been informed. An inquiry is being ordered by the Navy into the incident,” the official said. 

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First Published : 23 May 2016, 09:23:00 AM

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