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Army Major killed in accidental grenade blast in J&K

Last Updated: Thursday, May 5, 2011 - 17:48

Rajouri: An Army major was killed in an
accidental grenade blast in Jammu and Kashmir`s Rajouri
district, police said on Thursday.

Major P K Jindal of 26 Rajput Regiment was engaged in
supervising some task in Ghari firing range in Noushera belt
last night, when the pin of a grenade got released resulting
in a blast, they said.

Jindal sustained critical injuries in the blast and
later died in a hospital, they said, adding that a case has
been registered in this regard.

Army has ordered a court of inquiry into the incident.


First Published: Thursday, May 5, 2011 - 17:48

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