Army soldier commits suicide

Thursday, 22 July 2021 - 10:29

An Army soldier attached to the 12th Battalion of the Gemunu Watch has shot himself this morning.

Military Spokesman Brigadier Nilantha Premaratne stated that he had been on night duty and has shot himself with his official firearm.

The victim was a resident of Urubokka, Matara.

The reason for the suicide has not been revealed.

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