NEW DELHI, November 17 (Sputnik) — A Border Security Force (BSF) soldier opened fire near the residence of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah in Srinagar on Monday morning, government sources told a Sputnik reporter.
The BSF trooper, who was posted at the residence, fired a few rounds from his gun. The soldier has been arrested and questioned by the police.
Following the incident, the chief minister said that he still has full faith in his security team.
"Notwithstanding today's incident with the BSF jawan [junior soldier] stationed at my residence in Srinagar, I have full confidence in my security team," Omar Abdullah tweeted.