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J-K: Three army soldiers injured in landmine blast in Keran sector

ANI  |  Kupwara (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] 

Three soldiers were injured in Kashmir's Kupwara district, during a routine patrolling on Sunday, after one of the soldiers accidently set off a landmine

According to official sources, troops of 16 Madras were conducting routine patrolling at the Khwaja Bailkh Post in the Keran sector, when one of the soldiers accidently set foot on a landmine causing an explosion, which left three troopers injured with splinters.

The injured troopers, Sepoy Bala Subramani, Sepoy Kundu Mahesh and Sepoy HB Swami were rushed to the Military Hospital, Drugmulla, Kupwara, where they are undergoing treatment.

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First Published: Mon, September 11 2017. 06:48 IST