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1 Army jawan killed, 5 injured in blast in Punjab

Press Trust of India  |  Hoshiarpur 

One jawan was killed and five others were injured in a blast at the Depot in this evening, police said.

The explosion took place during an inspection of defective ammunition, said.

However, he said that he was waiting for the exact details to be shared by the about the incident.

Jagdish Raj, the (Dasuya) said six jawans were injured in the blast.

They were admitted to the local civil hospital in Dasuya, where a jawan succumbed to injuries, he added.

Two seriously injured jawans were referred to a hospital in Jalandhar.

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 21:35 IST