Soldier commits suicide in J&K

An Army soldier allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Sunday, police said.

The 14 Rashtriya Rifles soldier was posted in Chuntimulla area of Bandipora district of north Kashmir, a police official said. He said the soldier was rushed to a nearby medical facility, where he was declared brought dead. A case was registered, the official said.