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Army jawan kills self in J&K

india Updated: Jul 23, 2006 15:43 IST
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An Army jawan has committed suicide by shooting himself with service rifle near the Indo-Pak border in Pallanwala forward belt, 40 kms from Jammu, official sources said.

Ram Avtar of 6 Rastriya Rifles was on patrol duty in the area on Saturday night when some of his collegues heard a gun shot and rushed to the spot only to saw him lying in a pool of blood, they said.

He was rushed to the hospital where he was declared brought dead.

Police has registered a case and his body has been sent to his native place.