An Army jawan posted in Jammu and Kashmir died after his gun misfired on Monday, according to his parents.
Tammineni Ashok Kumar belonged to Andhra Pradesh's Prakasam district and was not married.
His parents Narasimha Rao and Kasamma said they were informed about his death by Army officials.
The jawan's brother, Suresh Babu, is also with the Army.
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