Army man commits suicide at Srinagar military HQ | India News – Times of India


SRINAGAR: A day after a lieutenant colonel shot himself dead with his service weapon at the Khonmoh depot on the outskirts of Srinagar, an Army jawan allegedly committed suicide by hanging at the military headquarters in the city on Thursday.
Official sources said Anoop Kumar of 105 BN (TA) Raj Riffle committed suicide near the JCO Point in Badamibagh Cantonment. A probe has been launched to ascertain the reason behind the jawan taking his own life.
On Wednesday, Col Sudeep Bhagat had shot himself and was declared dead in the army hospital. The reason behind his suicide is also being ascertained.
Hours before Col Bhagat killed himself, a sepoy was found dead with gunshot wounds in a camp of army’s Ace of Spades division in Chawa area of J&K’s Rajouri district on Wednesday morning.
Official sources said an investigation into the matter was on to find out if the sepoy had shot himself or there was more to his death.
Last week, an SSB jawan had attempted suicide by shooting himself in Bemina locality of Srinagar.

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