SSB jawan attempts suicide

Kishanganj: A jawan of the Sashashtra Seema Bal (SSB) tried to commit suicide by shooting himself in Bihar’s Kishanganj district.

He is now under treatment in a critical condition, SSB Deputy Commandant Vinay Kumar Ojha said today.

Raj Kumar Yadav of SSB 19th battalion shot himself in the head with an INSAS rifle of a colleague late last night while he was on duty at Kurlikot border outpost.

After hearing the gun shot, BPO in-charge Bablu Kshetri and other jawans of the camp reached the spot and saw that Raj Kumar was bleeding profusely.

He was admitted to a nursing home at Siliguri in West Bengal where has been put on ventilator, Ojha said.

Why Yadav tried to kill himself is being probed, the police said.