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Soldier ends life in JAKLI centre Rangreth

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Srinagar: A soldier committed suicide inside a JAKLI centre at Rangreth here during midnight, officials said on Friday.
They said lance naik Akash Kumar shot himself dead with his service weapon at around 2 a.m. midnight.
While the soldier died on the spot, official said that the reason for him taking such an extreme step could not be immediately known.
A police official said that cognizance of the matter has been taken and further investigations are underway.
Meanwhile, a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) head constable died in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday morning while cause of death is being ascertained, officials said.
An official said that head constable Mohan Singh of F/Coy 183 Battalion suddenly fell unconscious at place of his posting.
He was immediately rushed to district hospital Pulwama by his colleagues, where doctors declared him as brought dead, official said.
“He was posted at Deputy Commissioner’s Office in Pulwama” official said, adding that cause of his death is being ascertained.


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