Soldier shoots himself to death in Jammu

Jammu: A soldier shot himself dead in Jammu and Kashmir’s winter capital Jammu, police said on Wednesday.

Sepoy Sandeep Singh of Punjab, posted at a transit camp in Panama Chowk in Jammu city, shot himself with his service rifle on Tuesday evening.

He was on guard duty when he killed himself, a police officer said. “His colleagues rushed after hearing the gunshot and found him dead.”