BSF assistant commandant ‘shoots self dead’ in J-K’s Kathua

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Jammu, February 20: An assistant commandant of the Border Security Force on Thursday allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle inside a camp in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.

VB Yadav of the 90th Battalion was posted in Karal Krishna Border Post area along the International Border. He shot himself inside his room at 8.45 am, the officials said.

They said the motive behind his taking the extreme step was not known immediately.

A case has been registered. PTI