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Soldier killed; two others injured in Shopian blast

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Shopain: A soldier was killed while two others were injured in a blast inside a vehicle in Sedow area of Shopian on Thursday, officials said.

An official told Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that the blast took place inside a private vehicle at Sedow in which three soldiers of 15 Gadwal were injured.

He added that the trio was shifted to district hospital Shopian from where they were shifted to 92 base hospital Srinagar. The official identified the injured trio as Ajab Singh, Parveen Singh and Pawan Rawat.

He further added that Pawan Rawat has succumbed to injuries at 92 base hospital.

Meanwhile, IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar said that the nature besides the source of the blast is being investigated.


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