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J&K: Army jawan kills self

August 01, 2008 12:09 IST

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J&K: Jawan commits suicide

An army jawan committed suicide by consuming poison at his house in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir [Images], official sources said.

Naresh Kumar, (29), a sepoy of 8 Jammu and Kashmir light infantry consumed poison at his home in Dabad village in Noushera tehsil of Rajouri district late on Thursday night.

He was rushed to hospital in Noushera, where he died on Friday morning, sources said adding that the army has ordered a court of inquiry into the incident.

The jawan had come home on leave. The police has also registered a case and started an investigation.

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