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BSF jawan commits suicide with service rifle in Kashmir's Poonch district

A Border Security Forces 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.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Gautam Lalotra | Updated on: 26 Feb 2017, 03:53:45 PM
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New Delhi:

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. 

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First Published : 26 Feb 2017, 03:53:00 PM

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