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Jawan injured in accidental blast
TAZEEM MALIK
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RAJOURI, July 8: In an accidental mortar shell blast which occurred near the forward post in Nowshera sector in the afternoon today, a soldier of Sikh Li Regiment was injured while an abandoned mortar shell was defused.

Official spokesman said that Naik Jagtar Singh of Sikh Regiment was on duty at Ashoka Post in Nowshera sector in Rajouri district. He received splinter injuries in his left hand when an abandoned mortar shell exploded accidently near the post. He was immediately shifted to nearby army medical centre from where after initial treatment he was shifted to Army Hospital at Rajouri.

On Saturday, the army defused a live shell found abandoned near the Line of Control in Krishna Ghati sector in Poonch district. After the 81 inch mortar shell was detected the troops called the bomb disposal team to defuse it.

Sources added that the shell might have remained unexploded during shelling on the Line of Control and came out after torrential rains in the area for the last few days. Pakistan troops had been continuously targeting the Indian forward posts for the past many months in the KG sector to make an attempt to push the militants on this side of the border.


News Updated at : Monday, July 8, 2013
 
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Jawan injured in accidental blast
RAJOURI, July 8: In an accidental mortar shell blast which occurred near the forward post in Nowshera sector in the afternoon today, a soldier of Sikh Li Regiment was injured while an abandoned mortar shell was defused. Official spokesman said that Naik Jagtar Singh of Sikh Regiment was on duty at Ashoka Post in Nowshera sector in Rajouri district. He received splinter injuries in his left hand when an abandoned mortar shell exploded accidently near the post. He was immediately shifted to near
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