JAMMU: Indian Army Major Anita Kumari, 36, committed suicide by shooting herself with her service pistol, said the police here today.

Initial reports claim she shot herself on the intervening night of December 14-15.

The officer did not come to the unit and no one was aware about her whereabouts till her neighbours broke the door.

"Kumari belonged to Chamba area in Himachel Pradesh and posted in 259 field supply depot here," police said.