Srinagar: An army soldier died due to cardiac arrest in Keran sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Friday.
“Havaldar Darshan Singh of 9 Sikh Li fell unconscious due to heart stroke,” a police officer told GNS.
Singh, a resident of Mohali was immediately shifted to nearby medical room by his colleagues where doctors declared him brought dead on arrival.
The police officer said that the soldier apparently died due to heart attack.
“Proceedings under section of 174 CrPC has been initiated by Police in this regard”, the officer said.
Meanwhile, the body of the deceased was handed over to the concerned unit of army for further course of action, the officer added.