Army soldier 'commits suicide' at camp in Jammu and Kashmir

An Army soldier allegedly shot himself on Monday with his service rifle at a camp in the outskirts of the city, officials said.

The incident took place around 5 AM at the guard room in Miran Sahib area, they said.

He had joined the Indian Army in December, 2017 and belonged to Andra Pradesh.

Police have registered a case and sent the body for post-mortem, they said.