Soldier shot himself in Karaganda region

Date: 05:18, 20-05-2014.

Karaganda. May 20. KazTAG - 19 year old conscript shot himself in Karaganda region while guarding a colony, reports "Ortalyk" regional detachment.

"19 year old conscript of the unit 6505 Myrzabay Saparbay committed a suicide while guarding the correctional institution 41 in Dolinka village in Karaganda region at 14.30 on May 17. He put a pistol to his head," reads the message.

"The reason is being investigated. There wasn't any note. It is unclear what happened. We did not find any preconditions for the case," said Murat Atybayev, deputy commander of "Ortalyk" detachment.

The soldier was a resident of Almaty region.

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