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Subordinate shoots at army officer, kills self at Pallavaram

An army rifleman shot a havildar to death and later killed himself using the same rifle at the Army camp at suburban Pallavaram early this morning.

The incident took place at around 3 AM on Tuesday. The rifleman committed suicide by shooting himself, reports said, quoting sources.

It is said the havildar was identified as Praveen  Kumar Joshi, a native of Uttarkhand, and the rifleman was identified as Jamsheer.

It is said that Praveen often scolded his sub ordinate, Jagadeep, for turning up late to work which created animosity between them.

After the incident, both of them were rushed to Military Hospital at Nandambakkam, where they were declared brought dead. Their bodies were later shifted to the Chromepet Government Hospital for post mortem.

Meanwhile, following the incident, Major Ullah Kumar lodged a complaint with Pallavaram police station. A team of police, led by Inspector Ilangovan visited the camp this morning.