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Army soldier killed in landmine blast

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Srinagar, Aug 19: An Army soldier was killed in a landmine blast near the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir’s Kupwara, police said today.

Police said the soldier was injured yesterday in an explosion at the Gulab Post near Lashdath in Kupwara district.

“Rifleman Dalbir Singh was injured in the explosion. He was shifted to an Army Hospital where he succumbed to critical injuries,” police was quoted as saying by a news agency.

Police said an Army team was on routine patrol when the explosion occurred near the Gulab Post.

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