Army soldier shoots self dead in Bandipora of north Kashmir

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

Sepoy Satendra Kumar Tomar of Murena Madhya Pradesh 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 also confirmed the incident and said 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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