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Army jawan allegedly commits suicide by shooting self in J-K's Rajouri sector along LoC

An Indian Army Jawan Posted In The Laam Sector In Jammu And Kashmir’s Rajouri District Along The Line Of Control Allegedly Committed Suicide On Wednesday By Shooting Himself With His Service Rifle.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Gautam Lalotra | Updated on: 03 May 2017, 01:19:52 PM
Indian Army soldier - File Photo

New Delhi:

An Indian army jawan posted in the Laam sector in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district along the Line of Control allegedly committed suicide on Wednesday by shooting himself with his service rifle.

Police have registered a case and are investigating into the circumstances that could have led to the suicide of Lance Naik Vishal Lohar of 54th battalion of the Rashtriya Rifles. The Army has also ordered a court of inquiry (CoI) into the incident. The 33-year-old jawan hailed from Karnataka.

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First Published : 03 May 2017, 01:14:00 PM

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