Soldier shoots himself in Uri

Incident happened around 5.20am

Uri: A soldier committed suicide by shooting himself with his service weapon in Uri area of North Kashmir’s Baramulla District on Sunday morning.

He was identified as Subha Rao of 8 Rashtriya Rifles.

“Subha Rao shot himself in the heart with his rifle at Pandoo Post Gowhalan Uri. He died on the spot,” said Station House Officer (SHO), Uri Tabrez Khan.

The incident happened around 5.20am, he added. (KNS)

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