Bandipora: An Army soldier allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle in Pannar area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Sunday early morning. Official sources said that the army man of 14 RR, posted at Pannar area of Bandipora shot himself while he was on duty at around 03: 45 AM.
Following the gunshot, the colleagues rushed towards the army man and found him in a pool of blood, they said, adding that the army man was taken to a nearby hospital where doctors declared him brought dead. Confirming the incident, a senior police officer identified the deceased as sepoy Satendra Kumar Tomar a resident of Murena MP. He said that a case under relevant sections of law has been registered and further investigation has been initiated.