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Lieutenant Col is shot dead in Jammu and Kashmir camp | India News


SRINAGAR: An army officer of the rank of lieutenant colonel shot himself to death with his service weapon at the Khonmoh depot on the outskirts of Srinagar On Wednesday.
Sources said a group of soldiers heard gunshots and ran inside to find Lieutenant Colonel Sudeep Bhagat lying in a pool of blood. He was pronounced dead upon arrival at a nearby hospital. It was not immediately known why the officer took his own life.
Lieutenant Colonel Bhagat’s death coincided with an SSB jawan who attempted suicide by shooting himself with a rifle in the town of Bemina in Srinagar. He escaped with a minor wound when the bullet grazed the left side of his neck.
In the Rajouri district of Jammu, a sepoy was found dead with multiple gunshot wounds in a camp of the Army’s Ace of Spades division. The deceased is suspected of shooting himself. “The body has been sent for an autopsy and other medico-legal formalities,” he said.

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