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Indian Army Jawan shoots himself in Samba

Police Have Registered A Case And Post-mortem Has Been Conducted, They Said. Singh Was From Rajasthan And Had Joined The Army In 1997. Army Has Ordered A Court Of Inquiry (CoI) Into The Suicide, They Said.

PTI | Updated on: 17 Feb 2017, 09:01:37 AM
Indian Army Jawan shoots himself in Samba


An Army jawan has committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district prompting the Army to order a Court of Inquiry (CoI).

Havildar Krishen Singh shot himself with his INSAS rifle at an army unit in Maheshwar area in Samba district on Thursday morning and died, army officials said.

Police have registered a case and post-mortem has been conducted, they said. Singh was from Rajasthan and had joined the army in 1997. Army has ordered a court of inquiry (CoI) into the suicide, they said.

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First Published : 17 Feb 2017, 08:50:00 AM

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