Srinagar, February 14, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, an Indian soldier committed suicide by shooting himself in Jammu city.
The soldier identified as Sepoy Sandeep Singh, a resident of Indian state of Punjab, ended his life by shooting himself in the head with his service rifle during guard duty at an army camp near Panama Chowk in Jammu, an army official said. His colleagues rushed to the scene on hearing the gunshot and found him dead, he added.
This incident raised the number of such deaths amongst the Indian troops and police personnel to 422 in occupied Kashmir since January 2007 till date.
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