Army man shoots self dead in north Kashmir


An army man on Tuesday committed suicide by shooting himself dead with his service rifle in Kandi area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

Sources said that the soldier of 47 RR, posted at Kandi area, shot himself while on duty in the wee hours.

Following the gunshot, the colleagues rushed towards the army man and found him in a pool of blood, they said, adding that the army man was taken to a nearby military hospital where doctors declared him brought dead.

A police officer while confirming the incident said that a case has been registered and further investigations have been started.


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