Army man shoots himself to death along LoC

Srinagar: A 35-year-old army man shot himself to death with his service weapon while on duty along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir, in the second instance of a trooper committing suicide on the border in the past nine days.

Roshan Singh, a Sepoy of the Rastriya Rifles, committed suicide by shooting himself while on duty along the Line of Control (LoC) in Krishnagati belt in Poonch district yesterday, a senior Army officer said in Jammu.

Police have registered a case and started investigation.

The army has also ordered a Court of Inquiry into the case, the officer said.

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