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Soldier drowns in Chenab, Air force jawan commits suicide

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

An Army jawan drowned in in the sector here today while an jawan allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at his residential quarter in district, officials said.

Mandeep Singh, an Army jawan hailing from Punjab, drowned in at Doomi in sector of district this afternoon, the officials said.

They said efforts were on to recover his body.

The jawan was doing a course at the training school in Doomi, the officials said adding that some Army personnel were busy in swimming exercise when the jawan reportedly drowned.

jawan (30) was found hanging from the ceiling fan of his room inside residential quarters in district last night, the officials said.

They said a post-mortem was conducted at a hospital today. The jawan apparently committed suicide but the motive was not known immediately, the said adding a case was registered and investigation was on.

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 20:50 IST