BSF trooper shoots self dead in Nowgam sector of north Kashmir


Srinagar, July 22 (GNS): A 42-year old Border Security Force (BSF) personnel allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle in Nowgam sector of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Monday.

Reports reaching GNS said the BSF trooper namely SM Ravinder Kumar (No 020011625) of 77 Bn shot himself in his head inside his room at a camp in Nowgam.

As his colleagues heard fire sound, they rushed towards Ravinder’s room and found him in pool of blood, they said.

“They rushed him to nearby health facility where doctors who attended upon him declared him dead”.

A police officer also confirmed the incident and said that a case under relevant sections of law has been registered and further investigation initiated. (GNS)