Soldier commits suicide while on sentry duty

Radio Taiwan International
Date: 07 August, 2019
By: Jake Chen

Soldier commits suicide while on sentry duty. (CNA Photo)

A soldier has died after apparently committing suicide during sentry duty. The military has since blocked off the site of the incident, an army base in the southern city of Tainan, and it has begun an investigation.

The soldier was party of the Taiwanese military’s 8th Army Command. At around 2 am Wednesday, while on sentry duty, he opened fire on himself. Paramedics arrived on site soon after but were unable to revive him.    [FULL  STORY]

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