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Soldier killed, another injured in cylinder blast in Kathua

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Jammu, Mar 24: An Army soldier was killed Sunday and another injured when a gas cylinder exploded inside a camp in Kathua district, police said.

The incident occurred when the soldiers were carrying a gas cylinder inside their barrack in Janglote army camp in the afternoon, a police official said.

He said Naik Deepank Twang (35) of Darjeeling was killed and another soldier was injured in the blast.

After completion of legal formalities, the body of the deceased was handed over to his unit for last rites, the official said.

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