Soldier takes position during an encounter with militants in Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir.(PTI File Photo)
Soldier takes position during an encounter with militants in Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir.(PTI File Photo)

Army jawan allegedly commits suicide in Rajouri along LoC

The incident comes two days after bodies of soldiers were found mutilated along the Line of Control in Poonch.
Jammu | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2017 10:09 AM IST

An army jawan allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle in Laam sector along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district.

Police have registered a case and are investigating into the circumstances that led to the suicide of Lance Naik Vishal Lohar of 54 Rashtriya Rifles on Tuesday evening.

The army also ordered a court of inquiry into the episode.

The 33-year-old jawan hailed from Karnataka.

The incident comes two days after the bodies of two Indian soldiers were found mutilated along the Line of Control on Monday in Poonch district.

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