Army jawan shoots self with service rifle in Srinagar

An army jawan, posted at the Srinagar headquarter of the force, allegedly committed suicide on Thursday by shooting himself with his service rifle, police said.

PTI| Last Updated: Oct 28, 2016, 00:27 AM IST

Srinagar: An army jawan, posted at the Srinagar headquarter of the force, allegedly committed suicide on Thursday by shooting himself with his service rifle, police said.

Sepoy Sukhandar Singh of 7RR, who was on duty at the KM Gate, Gupkar Road of Badamibagh Cantonment, which houses the Chinar Corps, shot himself with his service rifle this evening, a police official said, adding he died on the spot.

After completing all the legal formalities, the body has been handed over to his concerned unit, the official said, adding a case has been registered.