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ITBP jawan shoots self at camp in Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon

Press Trust of India  |  Rajnandgaon 

?An Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) jawan?today allegedly?committed?suicide?by shooting himself with his service rifle at its camp in s?naxal-affected district, police said.

"(31), belonging to ITBP's 44th battalion, shot himself with his service rifle while he was on duty this afternoon at his camp in station area," Superintendent of Police told

"He was deputed as a and he shot himself inside a car parked within the camp. He was rushed to a hospital where medical authorities declared him dead on arrival," the SP said.

The said that Singh was a native of district in neighbouring

"The reason behind the act is not yet known. A case has been registered and further investigations are underway," he said.

Yesterday, a CRPF had allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself in the camp in the state?s district.

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First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 20:30 IST