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Accidental grenade blast at Army camp, seven jawans injured

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 5, 2011 - 12:24

Jammu: An accidental grenade blast at an
Army training camp in Rajouri has left seven jawans injured,
officials said on Tuesday.

During a training drill on handling of grenades in the
practice range in Noushera belt last evening, the device
exploded in the hand of Army jawan Sepoy L Balaji.

Balaji`s hand was blown up and his right eye badly
damaged in the incident, they said.

Six other soldiers were also injured and shifted to
the military hospital for treatment.

Army has ordered a court of inquiry into the incident.


First Published: Tuesday, April 5, 2011 - 12:24
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