Soldier shoots self in Ramban district

Soldier shoots self  in Ramban district

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Jammu, April 18

An Army personnel allegedly shot himself with his service rifle inside a camp in Ramban district, the police said on Sunday.

Sepoy Hanuman Choudhary, who was on sentry duty, shot himself at his camp in the Ukhral area around midnight, a police official said.

The body has been sent to a local hospital for postmortem. The police have started inquest proceedings.

Meanwhile, a woman who had received a bullet injury in Pulwama district last week died at a hospital here on Sunday. Shakeela Banu (35) of Tral received the bullet injury on Friday. Her family initially did not report the matter to the police. — PTI

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