Indian soldier kills himself

Srinagar—An Indian solider has committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle in Kupwara district, Sunday.
According to Kashmir Media Service, the soldier identified as Ravindra Singh of 57 Rashtriya Rifles shot himself dead inside his camp in Machil sector of Kupwara district, today. This incident of suicide raised the number of such deaths among Indian troops and police personnel to 366 since January 2007.
Another soldier was found dead at his camp located in Manjakote sector of Rajouri district. The deceased soldier identified as Haveldar Thulumga Machary of 43 RR was posted near LoC at Khori Nar in Manjakote. The reason of trooper’s death could not be ascertained.—RK

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