On Camera, Gun Pulled Out, Shot Into The Air At Delhi Metro Station

A cellphone filmed the CISF officer's attempt to intervene in a brawl that was in progress at a metro station in Central Delhi

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On Camera, Gun Pulled Out, Shot Into The Air At Delhi Metro Station

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The incident took place on Sunday night at the Azadpur station in Central Delhi.

New Delhi:  At a busy metro station in Delhi, a security officer calmly pulled out his gun and shot into the air to break up a fight.  A cellphone filmed his attempt at an intervention.  Luckily, nobody was injured.

The bespectacled, beret-wearing shooter is a member of the paramilitary CISF or Central Industrial Security Force that helps guard the metro.

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The incident took place on Sunday night at the Azadpur station in Central Delhi. Two men were being fined for inciting a fight; their friends showed up and then assaulted a constable before grabbing the collar of CISF Assistant Sub-Inspector Mohammed Umar, who then fired into the air.
 
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The gunshot was the officer's attempt to stop a feud that had erupted between two men.

Metro trains ran uninterrupted despite the incident, said officials.



Senior CISF officials and Delhi Police are looking at the CCTV video of the incident to determine who should be penalized.  Sources said a 17-year-old -- who allegedly took part in the brawl -- has been arrested. Two others seen in the video have been identified.  A search is on for the rest.

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