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BSF Jawan Commits Suicide in Kashmir's Poonch District

A BSF soldier guarding a forward post along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle.

Press Trust Of India

Updated:February 26, 2017, 3:03 PM IST
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Jammu: A BSF soldier guarding a forward post along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle.

"A jawan deployed at a forward post along LoC in Poonch district shot himself with his rifle at midnight," a senior BSF officer said.

The jawan was shifted to hospital where he was declared dead.

He was identified as Constable Pramodh Kumar, he said, adding that post-mortem of the body is being conducted. Police has registered a case and started investigation

into the suicide.

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| Edited by: Mirza Arif Beg
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