Two army men injured in twin landmine blasts

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Srinagar: Two army men were critically injured near Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district in the twin landmine blasts on Saturday.

As per the reports, the two blasts took place when army’s 5/9GR was on a routine patrol duty in Gogal Dar area.

“In the incident, one soldier Abishekh Chhetri sustained multiple splinter injuries and was taken to 168 military hospital Drugmulla for treatment,” the GNS news agency quoted a police official.

Second blast took place near Balbir Post along LoC in Keran in which Rifleman Nihal Gurang of 5/9 GR suffered critical injuries.

He said to be in a critical condition and has been airlifted to 92 base military hospital Badamibagh in Srinagar.

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