An Army man has allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle in Awantipora area in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday evening, official sources said.

Official sources told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that an Army man identified as Mohit belt number 21012196W shot himself dead at 34 RR D-Coy presently attached with victor force committed suicide in Awantipora.

Confirming the incident, a police official said that a case under 174 CRPC has been taken up for due investigation.

There was no immediate reason known as to why the army man took this extreme step, he said.

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