An army soldier committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle at Hamray Pattan in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday.
The deceased soldier has been identified as Sepoy Battini Tirupati Rao, 22. He was working with the 22 engineering regiment and was posted at Hamray Pattan. As per police, Rao shot himself at around 11 a.m while on the duty. He was immediately rushed to the nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Police have registered a case and started investigation into the matter.