Srinagar: A 35-year-old army man shot himself dead with his own service weapon while on duty along the LoC in Poonch sector of Jammu province. This is the second instance of a trooper committing suicide on the border in the past nine days.
Roshan Singh, a Sepoy of the Rastriya Rifles, committed suicide by shooting himself while on duty along the Line of Control (LoC) in Krishnagati belt in Poonch district, a senior Army officer said in Jammu.
Police have registered a case and started investigation. The army has also ordered a Court of Inquiry into the case, the officer said. Last week a BSF trooper shot himself in the same district.