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Army jawan commits suicide in J&K’s Udhampur

An Army jawan committed suicide in a camp in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur district, police said on Saturday.

Sepoy Prince Kumar (25), a resident of Hoshiarpur in Punjab, was posted in 112 Territorial Army and was on guard duty when he killed himself at Chinar camp in Rehambal area on Friday, a police official said.

The official said that the motive behind the extreme step was not known immediately.

The body of the deceased would be handed over to his unit after the completion of medical and other legal formalities which were underway, he said.

Those who require assistance for overcoming suicidal thoughts may contact 1800 233 3330 for the Jeevan Aastha Suicide Prevention Helpline.

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