Army jawan allegedly kills two colleagues before committing suicide in Dharamshala

Police are present at the spot and investigation into the case is currently underway.

Army jawan allegedly kills two colleagues before committing suicide in Dharamshala

DHARAMSHALA: An Army jawan of 18 Sikh Regiment allegedly shot his two colleagues dead before killing himself at Dharamshala Military Station in Himachal Pradesh. The incident took place on Monday morning.

Investigation into the case is currently underway. "I am checking the details and will be able to tell after sometime," Defence spokesperson Colonel Davinder Anand said.

The jawan who opened fire has been identified as Jasbir Singh, a soldier of the 18 Sikh Regiment. Singh shot at two fellow soldiers, Hardeep Singh and Harpal Singh, at the Officer's Mess around 2 am on Monday.

Singh then shot himself with his service INSAS rifle. All three died on the spot, the police said.

The Army and the local police are investigating the matter. The reason for the killings is yet to be ascertained.

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