Army soldier shoots self in north Kashmir

Srinagar, Jul 6: An army soldier was injured critically after he shoots himself with his service rifle in Cherkoote area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Friday.
“Rifleman, Ranjeet Singh of 28 RR shoots himself at an army camp in Cherkote while he was on duty,” official sources said, adding that the soldier suffered serious injuries in the incident.
Following the gunshot, the colleagues rushed towards the soldier and found him in a pool of blood, they said, adding that the soldier was immediately taken to military hospital Drugmulla where his condition is stated to be critical. (GNS)