Jawan commits suicide by shooting self in J&K

An army jawan committed suicide by shooting himself with his INSAS rifle in an army camp at Noushera area of Rajouri district, police said Monday.

Jammu: An army jawan committed suicide by
shooting himself with his INSAS rifle in an army camp at Noushera area of Rajouri district, police said Monday.

Sepoy Nikal Kumar (23) of the 162 Field Regiment was on
duty at Noushera Army unit last night when he pumped two
bullets in his chest, close to the heart, from his service
rifle, they said.

After hearing gunshots, his colleagues rushed to the spot
and took him to a hospital, where he was declared brought
dead, police said.
Post mortem of his body was conducted and it has been
sent to his native place Muzaffarnagar in UP for last rites,
they said, adding that a case has been registered in this
connection.
The Army has ordered a court of inquiry into the
incident.

PTI

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