8 soldiers injured in Kupwara accidental grenade blast

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Srinagar: An officer was among eight army soldiers injured in an accidental blast at Rajwar Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Tuesday.
Reports said that army domination party of 21 RR was passing through the woods when the blast took place.
Police sources, however, said that the grenade was exploded accidentally while the army officer was given the demonstration to the soldiers in the forest, a local news agency GNS reported.
In the blast, eight soldiers including the army major suffered serious injuries, they said.
All the injured were taken to military hospital Drugmulla where from two seriously wounded including an army major Surab Suman have been referred to army’s 92 base hospital for advanced treatment.


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