Poonch, Aug 21: A soldier shoot himself dead with his service rifle along the Line of Control in Pooonch district of Jammu region, official sources said on Friday.
They said the soldier, Mohit Kumar, of 39 RR died on the spot as the he shoot himself on head at a forward area along LoC in Mankato Sector. Originally from 16 Gdr, they said, the soldier was presently posted with 39RR. The reason for the soldier to take such an extreme step could not be immediately known.
Confirming the incident, SHO Mendhar Manzoor Kholi told GNS that inquest proceedings have been launched.