Srinagar, July 19 According to local news agency (GNS): A 23-year-old army soldier was killed when his service rifle accidentally went off in Gulmarg area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Sunday.

Official sources told GNS that the soldier of 19 Grenadiers was posted at Dewar Gali post along the Line of Control in Gulmarg.

A police official confirmed the incident to GNS and identified the slain as Akshay Kumar of Haryana.