Army officer commits suicide in J&K

A junior commissioned officer (JCO) of the Army on Friday committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifles inside a camp here.

Subedar Surinder Singh shot himself inside the camp of 2 Rashtriya Rifles unit at Shalteng here this evening, army sources said.

He was rushed to a nearby hospital where doctors declared him brought dead.

The incident came a day after an army jawan shot dead five of his colleagues before committing suicide at Safapora in Ganderbal district of Kashmir.