YANGGU, South Korea, A South Korean soldier died Friday after being found with a gunshot wound to his head at a toilet within a guard post (GP) on the eastern section of the border with North Korea, military officials said.

The 21-year-old soldier, only identified by the surname Kim, died at around 5:38 p.m. while being taken to a hospital, they said. His rank was private first class.

Military authorities said they plan to investigate the cause of his death.

Source: Yonhap News Agency