Srinagar, Feb 28 IANS | 6 months ago

A junior commissioned officer (JCO) of the Rashtriya Rifles Friday killed himself in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.


Subedar Surinder Singh of 2 Rashtriya Rifles shot himself with his service rifle inside the army camp in Soibug village, police sources said.

The incident came a day after a trooper of another Rashtriya Rifles camp in Ganderbal district killed five colleagues and injured another before committing suicide.

The army has already ordered a court of inquiry into Thursday's firing at the camp in Safapora (Manasbal) area of Ganderbal.

(Posted on 28-02-2014)