Jammu: An Army soldier Thursday shot himself dead with his service rifle while on duty in the RS Pura border belt of Jammu district, police said.
According to the reports, Lance Naik Parvesh Kumar Mishra (34) of the 118 Medium Regiment shot himself dead with his INSAS rifle around 0645 hours. He was on duty near Chhalla village in the RS Pura police station area.
Mishra, who was living with his family in the Kunjwani Army quarters, hailed from Odisha, he added.
It was immediately not clear as to why he ended his life.