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Jawan commits suicide at forward post in Noushera

india Updated: Aug 12, 2013 21:26 IST
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Lance havildar Shivanand, a soldier of 54 Rashtriya Rifles, committed suicide by shooting himself with his official weapon at about 7.30pm on Sunday while manning the border in Noushera tehsil in Rajouri district. The soldier, a resident of Balgam district in Karnatka, was on duty at a forward post when he killed himself, a police spokesperson said. Police seized the weapon and handed over the body to unit officers after post-mortem.

They are investigating the incident under Section 174 of the Criminal Penal Code.