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Army officer commits suicide in Kashmir

IANS | Last Updated: Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 00:46

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.

First Published: Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 00:46
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