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J&K: Soldier kills self

Source: PTI
June 14, 2008 15:24 IST
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An army jawan committed suicide by shooting himself with his service weapon in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir, a defence spokesman said in Jammu on Saturday.

The jawan, identified as Immanuel Hmar, died immediately after he shot himself with his service weapon at his quarters at Deolmarg in Reasi district on Thursday night, the spokesman said.

Hmar, who belonged to Manipur, was posted with Rashtriya Rifle troops at Reasi, he said.

The army has ordered an inquiry into the incident, he said, adding a case has also been registered with Reasi police station.

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