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Jammu: Two jawans commit suicide

Press Trust of India
Sep 26, 2011 at 12:41pm IST

Jammu: Two jawans allegedly committed suicide by shooting themselves with their services rifles in twin border districts of Rajouri and Poonch, officials said on Monday.

Sepoy Ashok Kumar of 60 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) allegedly shot himself dead with his service rifle in an army camp at Kandi area of Rajouri district, they said.

After hearing the gunshots, jawans and officers rushed to the spot and found him lying dead.

Jammu: Two jawans commit suicide

The two jawans shot themselves with their services rifles in twin border districts of Rajouri and Poonch.

Kumar belongs to Haryana, the officials said, adding a Court of Inquiry has been ordered into the incident.

In another incident, constable Anand Rao of 79th Battalion of Border Security Force allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle at Begum Post along the LoC in Mendhar belt of Poonch district on Sunday night.

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