ITBP Officer Shoots Self Dead In North Kashmir

SRINAGAR — A Sub-Inspector of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) committed suicide by shooting self with his service rifle at Town Hall Kunzer in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday morning, police said.

“Sub-Inspector Chander Mani of ITBP of 4th Adhoc G Coy today morning shoots himself at Town Hall area of Kunzer while he was on duty,” a police officer said adding that the trooper suffered serious injuries in the incident, reported news agency GNS.

Following the gunshot, the colleagues rushed towards the trooper and found him in a pool of blood, he said, adding that the injured was immediately taken to nearby hospital where doctors declared him brought dead.

It could not be immediately known why the trooper took this extreme step, he said.

Meanwhile, the officer said that a case has been registered and further investigations have been taken up.

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