Soldier commits suicide in Kupwara

Last Modified Saturday, 7 July 2018 (11:15 IST)
Baramulla: A allegedly committed suicide with his service rifle in the frontier district of in north Kashmir, official sources said.
They said panic gripped at Cherkote in Kupwara when a soldier on guard duty suddenly shot himself with his service rifle on Friday. The injured soldier was immediately rushed to military hospital at Drugmulla.
However, the soldier, identified as Rifleman Ranjeet Singh, succumbed late Friday evening, they said.It was not immediately clear why the soldier took this extreme step, the sources said, adding that police has registered a case and initiated proceedings.(UNI)