LAHORE MIRROR (Monitoring Desk)– Another Indian soldier committed suicide by shooting himself in Srinagar of Indian-held Kashmir on Sunday morning, the second uniformed victim of suicide in less than 24 hours.
Up to 425 soldiers of ‘demoralised’ Indian army have committed suicide since 2017 till date.
The deceased soldier was identified as Ramphul Meena and he was associated with Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), officials said.
A police officer said the soldier Meena shot himself with his service rifle inside his camp at Sericulture Office in Solina area of Srinagar while he was on duty.
“He was immediately taken to SMHS hospital where doctors declared him brought dead,” the officer said.
This incident raised the number of such deaths amongst the Indian troops and police personnel to 425 in occupied Kashmir since January 2007 till date.
On Saturday morning, an ITBP officer identified as Sub Inspector Chander Mani G Coy also killed him in a similar manner at Town Hall Kunzer in Tangmarg area of Baramulla district.