Himachal Pradesh: Army Jawan shoots dead two colleagues at Dharamshala before committing suicide

In a shocking incident, an Army jawan allegedly shot dead his two colleagues before committing suicide at Dharamshala cantonment in Himachal Pradesh in the wee hours on Monday.

As per the reports, Sepoy Jasvir Singh a soldier of 18 Sikh regiment fired at Havaldar Hardeep Singh and Naik Harpal Singh with his INSAS rifle before shooting himself.

The incident took place at around 2:15 am inside the cantonment.

Jasvir Singh had joined the Army a year and half ago, while the two deceased Hardeep Singh and Harpal Singh had completed 23 and 18 years of service, respectively.

According to the sources, Jasbir hailed from Barnala while Havaldar Hardeep Singh belonged to Tarn Taran and Naik Harpal Singh, hailed from Gurdaspur.

“The reason behind the drastic move is yet to be ascertained,” the police official said.

Officials of military intelligence and Kangra police have reached the spot.

The investigation in the matter is currently underway.

Further details are awaited.