VDC member shoots self in Ramban, hospitalised

VDC member shoots self in Ramban, hospitalised
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A Village Defence Committee (VDC) member attempted suicideby shooting himself with a 303 rifle in Ramban district on Saturday, policesaid.

They said that Surjeet Singh (37) son of Dharm Singh ofKanthi Village was injured after he made an abortive bid on life with a 303rifle.

"He was taken to a local hospital where doctors referred himto Government Medical College and Hospital Jammu after preliminary treatment,"police said, adding the condition of the injured VDC is critical.

Police have seized the weapon the VDC attempted suicide withand have taken up further investigation.

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