Firefight At Kolkata Museum Leaves One Paramilitary Jawan Dead, Scores Hurt
According to preliminary reports, the man shot at a police vehicle, wounding several officers, including the driver.
An individual opened fire at the Indian Museum in Kolkata this evening, killing one paramilitary jawan and injuring a number of others.
Initial reports state that the man fired shots at a police car, wounding several officers, including the driver.
According to sources, a CISF jawan on duty fired shots at his coworkers.
In December 2019, the museum’s armed security was transferred to the CISF, or Central Industrial Security Force.
The Union Ministry of Culture has administrative control over the museum, which is a self-governing institution in the center of Kolkata.