Army officer commits suicide in Kashmir

A junior commissioned officer (JCO) of the Rashtriya Rifles Friday killed himself in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

IANS| Updated: Mar 01, 2014, 00:46 AM IST

Srinagar: A junior commissioned officer (JCO) of the Rashtriya Rifles Friday killed himself in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Subedar Surinder Singh of 2 Rashtriya Rifles shot himself with his service rifle inside the Army camp in Soibug village, police sources said.
The incident came a day after a trooper of another Rashtriya Rifles camp in Ganderbal district killed five colleagues and injured another before committing suicide.
The Army has already ordered a court of inquiry into Thursday`s firing at the camp in Safapora (Manasbal) area of Ganderbal.