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Soldier dies in blast near LoC in Uri

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Srinagar, Aug 12: An army soldier died in a mysterious blast along the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Sunday.

Quoting official sources, GNS news agency reported that a mysterious blast occurred near Rustom Post in Hajipeer area of Uri today evening.

It said an army soldier of 4 Garwal, identified as Kuldeep Singh Rawat, sustained critical splinter injuries.

He was shifted to nearby health facility where doctors declared him dead on arrival.

Confirming the incident, a police official said the cause of the blast is being ascertained, said the report.

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