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Srinagar: A Border Security Force (BSF) man allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle at a camp in Humhama, adjacent to Srinagar Airport on Sunday night.

Sources said that Awdish Singh (35), a driver constable of 182 bn BSF last night shot himself at BSF headquarters camp near Srinagar Airport at Humhama while he was on duty.

“The trooper suffered serious head injuries in the incident,” sources said.

Following the gunshot, the colleagues rushed towards the trooper and found him in a pool of blood, they said, adding that the injured BSF man was immediately taken to nearby hospital where from he was referred to SMHS.

However, the trooper, who was a resident of Utter Pradesh succumbed later, the sources said.

A case under 174 CrPc has been registered and further investigations have been taken up, a police spokesman said.

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