Srinagar: A Border Security Force (BSF) personnel on Tuesday committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle in Singhpora area of Pattan in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Tuesday.
Official sources said that the trooper Constable Rajendra Minj (belt number 143302319) of 70 Bn BSF shot himself while he was on duty at Battalion headquarters today afternoon.
Following the incident, his colleagues immediately rushed towards the trooper and immediately shifted him to nearby army’s health facility in critical conditions.
However, he succumbed to injuries, they said. A police officer also confirmed the incident.
Earlier in the morning, an army soldier of 47 RR committed suicide by shooting himself at Sadu Ganga in Kandi area of Kupwara district. (GNS)