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BSF man shoots himself dead in Kupwara

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Srinagar: A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper shot himself dead in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district after learning that his wife had committed suicide back home in Rajasthan.

Officials said that head constable, Rajendra Yadav of BSF was posted in Kupwara district. When he learnt that his wife, Anshu Yadav had hanged herself from a fan in her house in Dheerpur village of Rajasthan on Tuesday, the BSF trooper shot himself dead with his service revolver.

Officials added that the couple had fought over the phone before the wife took the extreme step.

They had been married eight months back. “The body of the BSF trooper will reach his home on Thursday,” officials said.


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