Ganderbal, Oct 06: A soldier committed suicide by shooting himself with his service riffle in Chatergul army camp in Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district, officials said Tuesday.
An official told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), that a soldier Jagmeet Singh son of Makhan Singh, a resident of Haryana service ID number 15514259, who was posted with the 24 RR Delta Company-D. Officials said that the soldier took the extreme step in the morning.
A police officer said that a case has been registered in police station Kangan while the army has ordered an in house inquiry to find out what forced the soldier to take the extreme step.
Pertinently, today’s incident is second since October 2. On October 2, a solider posted in Uri area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla.