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BSF jawan commits suicide with service rifle in Kashmir

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, late on Saturday night.

“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 the 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.

The police has registered a case and started an investigation into the suicide.

PTI