Trooper shoots himself to death in Sopore

Baramulla: A CRPF trooper today shot himself dead at a camp in Sopore town of this north Kashmir district.

Head Constable L R Thakray (Belt Number-941452083) of CRPF 279 battalion committed suicide by shooting himself dead with his service weapon in Chinkipora locality of the restive Sopore town this morning, officials told Kashmir Reader.

His post mortem was conducted by the doctors at the Sub-district hospital Sopore. Police have filed a case and started investigations to ascertain the cause that led the trooper to end his life, officials added.