Jammu: An army soldier died due to cardiac arrest whereas another allegedly tried to end his life by consuming some poisonous substance in two separate incidents in Jammu since Saturday evening.
Mogan Lal, a resident of Marh in Jammu, was rushed to hospital after he complained for chest pain, a police officer said.
He said the doctors at the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMC) declared him as brought dead.
In a separate incident, Shanbir Basraj of the Maratha Light Infantry, was found unconscious at a rest house near Jammu railway station, the officer said.
He said Basraj was shifted to hospital where doctors said that he had consumed some poisonous substance.
Initially it seems that he had tried to end his life, by consuming some poisonous substance, he said.
Cases have been registered and investigations taken on in both the cases, the officer said.