SRINAGAR: A soldier was killed and two others were injured when lightning struck their post along the Line of Control in Poonch district early Friday morning.

Quoting an official news agency GNS reported that the lightning struck Khalsa II post of army’s 40 Rashtriya Rifles in Sawjian sector in which the soldier, Rifleman Mandeep Singh, died while two others were injured.

SHO Mandi Manzoor Kohli confirmed the incident and said that the injured are being treated at a hospital.


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