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Army trooper killed, 5 injured in ammunition depot blast in Punjab

IANS  |  Chandigarh 

An trooper was killed and five others were injured on Tuesday following a blast in a field ammunition depot in town in Punjab's district, police said.

The blast took place on Tuesday evening when inspection of ammunition was being carried out at an facility in Dasuya, around 180km from here.

The injured were admitted to hospitals in and Jalandhar.

Police officials said that the was conducting a probe into the incident.

--IANS

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 23:30 IST
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