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Another soldier ends life in Jammu

Written by: Staff

Jammu, Sep 24: An Army jawan today committed suicide by consuming some poisonous substance at his residence in the Khour area of Akhnoor sector in Jammu and Kashmir.

Official sources today said that Sepoy Rakesh Kumar of Mahar regiment was posted in Bhatinda and was on leave for the last one month.

''The jawan allegedly consumed some poisonous substance at his residence this morning and as his condition deteriorated, he was shifted to hospital by family members where he breathed his last,'' the sources said.

However, the reasons could not be ascertained while a case has been registered and an inquiry initiated, the sources added.


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