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Lance Naik killed in a blast in Rajasthan

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

Lance Naik Gunasekhar P, posted at an Army unit in Jodhpur, died in a blast, a defence official said today.

In an unfortunate incident, Lance Naik Gunasekhar P posted at a unit in Jodhpur expired on May 21. He was declared brought dead at the Military Hospital-Jodhpur after he sustained injuries in a blast, defence spokesperson Lt Col Manish Ojha said.

He said an inquiry has been instituted by the Army into the incident.

There was some explosive in the barrack. A team from the forensic science laboratory has collected samples from the site, SHO of Ratanada police station, Ramesh Kumar Sharma said.

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First Published: Tue, May 22 2018. 17:20 IST