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One soldier killed, five injured in mine blast in Pak

Press Trust of India  |  Karachi 

A Pakistani soldier was killed and five others injured in a mine blast in the country's Baluchistan province on Sunday, officials said.

The incident happened when the soldiers were travelling in their patrolling vehicle that hit a landmine in the Khost area of Harnai district.

Harnai district Deputy Commissioner, Azeem Dar, said: "They were on a routine patrol when their vehicle hit the landmine. One soldier was killed and five others were injured. The vehicle has also been damaged.

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First Published: Sun, February 09 2020. 20:40 IST