J&K: Army jawan shoots himself dead while on duty in Kupwara

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    An Army soldier on Wednesday shot himself dead with his service rifle in the Kupwara belt of Jammu district, reports ANI.

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    The Army jawan has been identified as Birender Sinha. He was on duty at the time of the incident.

    In a similar incident last year in December, an Army jawan, Lance Naik Parvesh Kumar Mishra shot himself dead with his service rifle in RS Pura of the state.

    34-year-old Mishra was living with his family in the Kunjwani Army quarters. He hailed from Odisha.

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