Soldier at Nepal Army Headquarters commits suicide

Kathmandu, August 30

A Nepal Army soldier has committed suicide in Kathmandu on Sunday morning.

Nepal Army Directorate of Public Relations and Information says the soldier, a permanent resident of Ranipokhari in Tanahun, shot at himself fatally with an arm that he had while on duty. He was stationed at Ripumardini Petrol Pump within the Nepal Army Headquarters.

The body has been sent to Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital for postmortem.  Meanwhile, the deceased’s family has already been informed.

The directorate says a further investigation into the case is underway.


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