Two army men posited in Jammu and Kashmir committed suicide by shooting themselves from their own rifles.
Police said sepoy Makhan Lal (40), posted with the 6th Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry, was on sentry duty at Border Road camp when he fatally shot himself with his service rifle on Saturday, a police official said.
He said the body of the deceased was handed over to his unit after completion of legal and medical formalities for further hand over to his family in Jammu.
In another incident, an army man allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle at an Army camp in Bandipora district, police said.
The 14 Rashtriya Rifles jawan shot himself at the Army camp in north Kashmir district's Pannar in the early hours of the morning, a police official said.
The reason behind the army men taking extreme step is not known yet, he said.
Police have registered cases in both the cases