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BSF jawan commits suicide

A Border Security Force jawan from Assam committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir.

india Updated: Nov 18, 2008 19:25 IST

A Border Security Force jawan from Assam committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Constable JJ Brahma of 74th battalion, a resident of Assam, was on duty when he shot himself dead with his service rifle at Poonchatra in Sopore area of Baramulla district late last night, a BSF spokesman said.

He said the motive behind the jawan taking such an extreme step was not known immediately.