An army soldier committed suicide, shooting himself with his service rifle in Keran sector of Kupwara district late Friday night.
Sources said Sepoy Ajay Singh (belt no. 4094788X) of 7 Gadhwal posted at Narthal camp along the LoC in Keran sector, shot himself with his service.
"After hearing sound of a gunshot his colleagues rushed towards and found the soldier lying in pool of blood," they said.
The injured soldier was immediately shifted to the nearby military hospital where doctors declared him brought dead, the sources added.