Srinagar, March 01, 2015 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, an Indian trooper has committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle in Doda district, police said.
The trooper, Sandeep Kumar, 27, shot himself with his service rifle at an Army camp in Thathri belt of Doda district. After hearing the gunshot sound, his colleagues and officers rushed to spot and saw him in a pool of blood. He was shifted to hospital where he succumbed to his bullet injuries.
This incident of suicide raised the number of such deaths among Indian troops and police personnel to 332 since January 2007. Meanwhile, another Indian trooper, Naik Pardeep Reddy, was killed when an Army vehicle skidded off the road near Kala Mandir Spituk in Leh region of Ladakh.
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