A Border Security Forces (BSF) soldier deployed in a forward post along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle.
"A jawan deployed at a forward post along LoC in Poonch district shot himself with his rifle at midnight," a senior BSF officer said.
The jawan was immediately shifted to hospital where he was declared dead.
He was identified as Constable Pramodh Kumar, he said adding that post-mortem of the body is being conducted. Police has registered a case and started investigation into the suicide.