Kupwara: A soldier allegedly shot himself dead with his service rifle at a camp in Kupwara district of north Kashmir, official source said on Thursday.
They said Sepoy Deeraj Kumar of the Engineering Unit was posted in a camp at Kralpora when he shot himself.
The sources said he was shifted to military hospital Drugmulla where he was referred to Command Hospital Udhampur for further treatment. Later he succumbed to the injuries, they said.
It was immediately not known why the soldier took the extreme step. (GNS)