A woman Army officer has allegedly committed suicide by shooting herself with her service pistol in an Army unit in Jammu, a police officer said on Friday. Major Anita Kumari (36) was found dead in her room with a bullet injury in the head on Thursday night. She allegedly shot herself with her pistol at the unit in Bari Brahamana area, he said. 

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It appears she has committed suicide, the officer said, adding postmortem of the body is being conducted and a case has been registered in this regard. The forensic team has been sent to the spot for the probe, he said. 

Meanwhile, a Court of Inquiry has been ordered by Army in this regard. Maj Anita, who hailed from Himachal Pradesh, belongs to Army Service Corps.

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