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CISF jawan commits suicide at Kolkata airport

A CISF jawan committed suicide by shooting himself at Gate number 5 of the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata on Thursday morning. The deceased has been identified as C. Vishnu, a 25-year-old jawan from Telangana who had been with the CISF since 2022.

The incident occurred while the jawans were on duty at the airport, and his colleagues were alerted by the sound of a gunshot. Vishnu was rushed to a nearby private hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The airport saw tension following the incident, with CISF officials and local police launching an investigation into the suicide.

The reason behind Vishnu’s drastic step is currently unknown, as the authorities are working to uncover more details about the circumstances leading to his death. The tragic incident has left the CISF and airport staff in shock, as they mourn the loss of their colleague who took his own life while on duty.

The situation at the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport remains tense as the investigation into C. Vishnu’s suicide continues. The authorities are working to understand the motive behind his actions and provide support to his grieving family and colleagues during this difficult time.


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