Indian Air Force vice chief accidentally shoots self

SB Deo took charge as IAF vice chief in January, 2017


News Desk September 27, 2018
Condition reported to be stable, expected to be released from the hospital soon. PHOTO COURTESY: TWITTER/ @manjeetnegilive

Indian Air Force (IAF) Air Vice Chief Air Marshal SB Deo was rushed to a military hospital on Wednesday after he accidentally shot himself in the thigh, India Today reported.

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IAF sources told India Today the air marshal was immediately taken to a hospital after. The incident transpired as the IAF man placing his pistol on a table upon returning from work. His condition is said to be stable.



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Deo took charge as IAF vice chief in January, 2017. The force is yet to comment on the incident.

This story originally appeared in India Today.

COMMENTS (8)

Ghasam Zaidi | 3 years ago | Reply Another ‘glorious’ surgical strike by Indian forces !
kilo | 3 years ago | Reply He must be under a lot of pressure to prepare and conduct successful surgical strikes on the peaceful neighbors without inviting retaliations
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