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Army man shoots self dead in Bla

Army man shoots self dead in Bla
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Baramulla, Oct 02 : An Army man allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself dead with his service rifle in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday.

Reports reaching the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), an Army man identified as Rakshit Kumar (22) of Samba Jammu shot himself while he was on duty at 2JKLI 1 post Sub sector Gohallan of Uri.

Soon after the incident, his colleagues rushed to the spot and found him lying in a pool of blood, they said.

A police officer also confirmed the incident to KNO and said that a case has been registered in this regard and further investigations have been taken up.

The officer said it was not immediately known what forced the soldier to take the extreme step—(KNO)

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