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One Indian soldier killed, seven injured in Poonch blast

Srinagar, May 22, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, an Indian soldier was killed and seven others were injured in an explosion of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Mendhar area of Poonch district, today. The explosion took place when an army patrol of 12 Madras Regiment was going through the area at Dhera Dabsi.

Eight troops suffered injuries and were evacuated to army’s nearby health facility. One among the injured troops succumbed to his injuries. A senior police officer confirmed the death of the soldier and injuries to seven others. The officer said that the nature of blast is being ascertained.

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