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Army jawan shoots himself in Doda

Source: PTI
March 08, 2009 14:34 IST
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An army jawan allegedly committed suicide on Sunday by shooting himself with his service rifle in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir. Jawan sepoy Atul Kumar Tiwari of 8 Rastriya Rifles shot himself while on guard duty at Arnoora Rashtriya Rifles camp in Doda district early on Sunday, police said.

After hearing the gunshots, the jawans and officers rushed to spot and found Tiwari dead in a pool of blood, they

The police have registered a case and took the body to a Doda hospital for post-mortem, he said adding that the reason behind the jawan taking the extreme step is not known. The Army has ordered a court of inquiry into the incident.
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