Three injured in two blasts in J&K
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Last Updated: Monday, March 07, 2011, 16:32
Jammu: Three persons, including two children, were injured in two separate incidents in Rajouri and Jammu districts of the state, police said here Monday.

Two children were grazing their cattle when one of them stepped over a landmine resulting in an explosion near the Line of Control (LoC) in Pukhrni area of Nowshera tehsil in Rajouri district last evening, they said.

In the explosion both the children, identified as 9-year-old Mohammad Yasir and 6-year-old Mohammad Asid, were seriously injured, they said.

The injured were shifted to Nowshera hospital where doctors referred them to Government Medical College hospital here for specialised treatment, they said.

A case has been registered in this matter, police added. In another incident, a 40-year-old Yashpaul sustained critical injuries after being hit by a mortar shell in Akhnoor tehsil of Jammu district yesterday, they said.

The injured had gone to collect firewood from nearby forest area when he entered into a firing range Gucha Mandi and hit a mortar shell, they said.

He was immediately shifted to Akhnoor hospital but later shifted to GMC here for further treatment.


First Published: Monday, March 07, 2011, 16:32

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