Army man shoots self dead in north Kashmir

Srinagar

An army soldier allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself dead with his service rifle in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Sunday.

Reports said Sepoy Satendra Kumar Tomar of Murena MP shot himself while he was on duty at 14 RR camp in Bandipora at wee hours of Sunday.

Soon after the incident, his colleagues rushed to the spot and found him lying in a pool of blood, they said.

A police officer said that a case has been registered in this regard and further investigation has been taken up.

The officer said  it was not immediately known what forced the soldier to take the extreme step. (GNS)

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