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Jawan kills himself in J&K

In another case of suicide, an army jawan shot himself and succumbed to his injuries in the wee hours on Monday.

india Updated: Oct 02, 2007 02:48 IST

In another case of suicide, an army jawan shot himself and succumbed to his injuries in the wee hours on Monday.

Confirming the incident, PRO Defence, Jammu, Lt Col S.D. Goswami said, "Around 1.55 am, Sapper M. Rajesh of 17 Engineering Regiment shot himself with his INSAS service weapon."

A resident of Bangalore, Rajesh, 22, had joined the army two-and-a-half years ago. He was on leave and had recently re-joined his duty.

An FIR has been lodged at Nagrota police station and a court of inquiry has been ordered, Lt Col Goswami said.