Raipur, Nov 8 | Four CRPF personnel were killed and 13 others injured after their colleague opened fire at them in a camp of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district on Monday.
Sources told IANS that the incident occurred around 3.30 a.m. at the CRPF’s 50th battalion deployed in the Lingampalli village of Sukma, around 400 km from the state capital Raipur.
Sources also said that at least 13 other jawans received injuries and have been admitted to a hospital
The jawan, who opened fire on his colleagues, has been identified as Ritesh Ranjan. “One jawan opened fire on fellow soldiers in C/50 Lingampalli under Maraiguda police station,” said the source.
Out of the 13 injured, 7 have received severe injuries and have been rushed to a hospital in Bhadrachalam area. Two injured CRPF personnel have reportedly been airlifted to Raipur for treatment.
Further investigation in the matter was underway.
Dalal Street witnessed tug of war between bulls and bears as Sensex settled at 54208.53 losing 109 points or 0.20 percent and Nifty ended at 16240.30 with loss of 19 points. Bank nifty closed the session at 34163.70 levels with loss of 138 point after erasing early session gain.
BSE Midcap and BSE Small cap indices turned flat after rising around half a percent each. On the sectorial front, Nifty Pharma and FMCG have contributed a percent each on a closing basis. On the flip side Nifty Realty, Nifty PSE ended with losses of 1.75 percent and 1.73 respectively. In Nifty stocks, TATACONSUM, CIPLA and ADANI PORT were the top gainers while POWERGRID, BPCL and TECHM were the prime laggards.
In the daily chart Nifty has ended with a bearish candle. However 16200 levels are protected throughout the day. Index might face high volatility on weekly expiry day. Riding against the trend may not be beneficial for short term traders. According to volume profile 16100 and 16000 may act as immediate support.
Indicators such as MACD and RSI are still struggling to overcome from oversold zone in the daily time frame. From the time cycle prospect Index would remain highly volatile till 27th May of this month. Bollinger band indicates 16650 would remain strong resistance in coming days. On the other hand, Bank nifty has support at 33400 levels while resistance at 35000 levels.
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