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* Army soldier on duty at Ministry of Defense commits suicide
Wed, Aug 14, 2019, 09:50 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 14, Colombo: An Army soldier on duty at the Ministry of Defense (MOD) in Fort has committed suicide by shooting himself with his official firearm at around 4.10 a.m. today (14).

The deceased has been identified as a 27 year old resident of the Attanakadawala Polonnaruwa area and a soldier attached to the Army Headquarters.

The police media unit said the deceased soldier was serving in the Army Engineering Division.

Fort Police is conducting further investigations into the incident.

 

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