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BSF Jawan Commits Suicide In Kashmir's Poonch District

He reportedly shot himself with his service revolver.

26/02/2017 3:33 PM IST | Updated 26/02/2017 3:44 PM IST
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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.

"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 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.

Police has registered a case and started investigation into the suicide.

If you are struggling with suicidal thoughts or attempts, call any of these helplines:

  • Aasra 022-27546669
  • Sneha 044-24640050
  • Jeevan 6576453841
  • Pratheeksha 0484-2448830
  • Connecting India 9922001122, 18002094353

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