Udhampur:2 Army Jawans die due to asphyxiation

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 10, 2012 - 18:42

Jammu: Two Army jawans died due to
asphyxiation resulting from smoke from a charcol box in their
room in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir.

After finishing work in the Army mess in 5171 unit in
Army Service Corps (ASC), two Jawans - Havaldar Randhir Singh
and Sepoy Ranjeet Singh went to sleep in their room after
lighting up charcoal in tin box in Udhampur district, Station
House Officer (SHO), Udhampur, Gain Chand Sharma said to a news agency.

Both of them were found unconsious and shifted to
hospital, where they were declared brought dead today, he said
adding that they had died of asphyxiation.

A case has been registered in this direction, the Police
officer said. Randhir belonged to Haryana and Ranjeet belonged
to Bihar.

PTI

First Published: Tuesday, January 10, 2012 - 18:42

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