Grenadier Satish Chander shot himself dead with his service rifle in Dhanni Dhar area of Rajouri district on Thursday, a senior police officer said.

Chander was found dead at 0605 hours on Thursday. A court of inquiry has been ordered into the incident, a defence spokesperson said.

On Sunday, another army jawan had shot dead his two seniors, including a Junior Commissioned Officer, before committing suicide at a forward post along Line of Control in Poonch district of the state.

(Agencies)

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