Indian trooper, policeman commit suicide in IHK

Srinagar, June 08, 2013 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, an Indian trooper and a policeman have committed suicide in Srinagar and Poonch areas.

The trooper, Santosh Kumar Yadav, committed suicide by hanging himself in the staff quarters at the cantonment area in Srinagar. He was attached with the Army Supply Corps and was living at the staff quarters with his wife. Meanwhile, a police constable ended his life by shooting himself with his service rifle while on duty at the police post in Poonch District Hospital.

These incidents raised the number of such deaths amongst Indian troops and police personnel in the occupied territory to 272 since January 2007.

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