Soldier shoots self dead in Kupwara

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 Engineering Unit was posted in a camp at Kralpora when his shot himself.

Soon, the sources said, he was shifted to military hospital Drugmulla wherefrom 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)

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