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IRB man kills colleague, commits suicide
Correspondent IMPHAL, AUG 1:
Published on 1 Aug. 2009 11:52 PM IST
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An IRB man posted in interior Churachandpur district of Manipur shot dead his two colleagues before committing suicide early Saturday, official reports here said. The incident occurred at around 7 a.m at an IB (Inspection Bungalow) located at Parbung, the purposed site for construction of Tipaimukh dam, official source added. Detailed report of the incident could not be available immediately as the place of occurrence is located in the interior part of the district. A team from Churachandpur district headquarters was rushed to the spot. The team is likely to reach the area late Saturday night. The IRB personnel were posted there in connection with the visit of the 10-member all-party delegation of parliamentarians of Bangladesh who came to study the impact of the Tipaimukh dam at the project. An officer quoting initial reports said one of the personnel in the barrack opened fired when a quarrel erupted with other personnel in the barrack Saturday morning. After shooting two of his colleagues, the IRB man committed suicide by firing himself with the weapon issued to him. Another personnel in the barrack sustained injuries in the incident, he added.

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