Sopore amok case
Date December 25, 1996
Location(s) Sopore, India
Target(s) Soldiers
Killed 5+
Injured 7
Perpetrator C. B. Rai
Weapon(s) Gun

On December 25, 1996 an Indian soldier named C. B. Rai killed at least five people and wounded seven others at an army camp in Sopore, India. Rai, a member of the Rashtriya Rifles, opened fire on his colleagues with a gun, killing a major, a junior commissioned officer, and three or four jawans, before he was subdued. The reason for the shooting was apparently homesickness, or a domestic problem.[1][2][3][4][5]


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