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Jawan killed in mysterious firing incident

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

An army was found dead with a gunshot injury in an Army camp on the outskirts of the city with officials suspecting it to be suicide.

Jitender Ahoja (25), who hailed from Gujarat, was found with a bullet injury yesterday in the Army camp in Nagrota belt, an Army officer said.

After hearing a gunshot ring out, army personnel had rushed to spot where they found an AK rifle lying next to Ahoja's body. He was rushed to a hospital but was declared brought dead, he said.

The officer said it was suspected to be a case of suicide but a police investigation was underway and a of inquiry had also been ordered.

Police had registered a case in the matter, he said.

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First Published: Thu, October 12 2017. 14:13 IST