Srinagar: A soldier Friday committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle in Pulwama district of south Kashmir, police said.
Sepoy Bunty of 50 Rashtriya Rifles unit, who was posted on guard duty outside the company headquarters of the army unit at Khrew in Pulwama, shot himself with his service rifle. He died on spot, the police said.
The motive behind his taking such an extreme step was not immediately known.
Meanwhile, in Tral area 35- year old Seetal Singh son of Baaj Singh hanged himself to death at his house at Kanglora on Friday. He was a driver by profession.