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Captain among two armymen injured in accidental grenade blast

Last Updated: Monday, June 14, 2010 - 11:37

Jammu: Two Armymen, including a Captain, were injured in an accidental grenade blast during training in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

A jawan lobbed a grenade which missed the intended target and blasted during firing practice of grenades at an Army training camp in Mendhar town of Poonch district last
evening, army official sources said.

Captain Atul Gokhale and Lance Naik DD Kadam of 27 Rashtriya Rifles sustained splinter injuries in the blast, they said.

The duo were admitted to the hospital and their condition was said to be out of danger, they added.


First Published: Monday, June 14, 2010 - 11:37
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