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2 labourers killed, 2 others injured in blast inside army camp in Anantnag

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Srinagar, Mar 09 : Two labourers were killed and as many were injured in a mysterious blast inside an army camp at Khundroo area of Achabal in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Monday.

Reports reaching GNS said that the five labourers were working inside the army’s 21 FAD camp when the mysterious blast occurred.


In the blast, two labourers sustained serious splinter injuries and two others suffered minor injuries. All the injured were immediately evacuated to nearby MI room (military health facility) where two critically wounded namely Gulzar Ahmad Khan and Fayaz Ahmad Bhat, succumbed.

After being operated upon, the doctors at MI room referred the other two injured to Govt Medical College (GMC) Anantnag for specialized treatment, they said.

A doctor at GMC said that they have received only two injured persons so far. He identified the injured as Fida Hussain son of Syed Mohd of Gopalpora and Shabir Ahmad son of Mohd Anwar Khan of Gopalpora.

Confirming the incident, a police official said the cause and nature of the blast are being investigated.