Last Updated: August 06, 2022, 20:03 IST
A Paramilitary jawan was killed and two people injured after an armed CISF personnel opened fire at Kolkata’s National Museum, sources said. The target of the shootout was a police vehicle which was standing near the police barrack inside the museum premises. At least 25-30 rounds were fired inside the premises on Kyd Street in Central Kolkata.
The shooter, reported to be a CISF jawan, is still uncaptured and is reported to be moving with a loaded AK 47 rifle.
A commando force under the Kolkata Police has moved in and is using dragon lights to undertake the capture operation of the armed shooter.
Meanwhile, the injured and the body of the jawan have been moved to the SSKM Hospital.
Visuals from the scene showed the car which came under fire riddled with bullet marks all over. The seat was seen covered with blood marks.