2 soldiers killed, another injured in blast at Akhnoor Jammu

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Jammu: Two soldiers were killed and another was injured in a mysterious blast at a firing range in Khour sector of Akhnoor in Jammu division on Saturday.

Official sources told GNS that that blast took at Samwan Chaprial area in the sector, leading to the instant death of Surjeet Singh of Army’s 10 Gadwal, Lance Naik Suraj Singh Bhakuni of Army’s 8 Kumaon. The injured, identified as Naik Sandeep Kumar Singh of army’s 8 Raj Rifle, has been shifted to hospital.

Confirming the incident, a police official told GNS said that inquest proceedings have been initiated by Police after registering a case at Police station Khour.

Army’s spokesperson Col Devinder Anand said that said that the two soldiers killed and another injured in the blast accidental blast. (GNS)