Belarus soldier hangs himself in Sluck

A Belarus army serviceman killed himself by hanging in the city of Sluck, Minsk region, the Interfax news agency reports quoting the law-enforcement agencies. The soldier's body was found hanging under the bridge near a local medical school. The deseased was recruited in January 2007.

The office of the military prosecutor in the Sluck opened criminal proceedings into the matter. The Belarus's defense ministry said in a statement that suicides were "single cases" in the Belarus Army.