Twin explosion In Keran; Two army men injured


Two army men were critically injured in separate landmine explosions near the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Saturday.

The army’s 5/9GR was on a routine patrol duty in Gogal Dar area when the blasts took place late last night.

Quoting a police officer, GNS news agency reported  “In the incident, one soldier Abishekh Chhetri sustained multiple splinter injuries and was taken to 168 military hospital Drugmulla for treatment.”

Similarly, another landmine blast took place near Balbir Post along LoC in Keran in which Rifleman Nihal Gurang of 5/9 GR suffered critical injuries is said to be in a critical condition and was taken to a nearby medical facility of army where from he was airlifted to 92 base military hospital Badamibagh in Srinagar, the officer said.

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