Army man shoots self dead in north Kashmir’s Pattan

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By GNS on 25/05/2019.

Army man shoots self dead in north Kashmir’s Pattan
Pattan, May 25: An Army soldier allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle inside the camp at Pattan area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday.
Reports reaching GNS said that an army man of 22 Engineering Regiment, posted at Hamrey Pattan, shot himself while he was on duty today at around 11:00 am.
Soon after the incident, his colleagues immediately rushed towards the soldier and found him in a pool of blood.
The injured soldier was rushed to a nearby military hospital where doctors declared him brought dead on arrival, they said.
The deceased soldier has been identified as Sepoy Battini Tirupati Rao (22).
A police officer also confirmed the incident and said that a case under relevant sections of law has been registered and further investigation initiated