2 soldiers injured in accidental fire

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Two army soldiers were injured in Kandi area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district when the rifle of a soldier accidentally went off on Thursday, police said.

The injured soldiers have been identified as Lakhwinder Singh and Mahinder Singh of 47-Rashtriya Rifles. The injured soldiers were rushed to a nearby hospital where they were shifted to army’s 92-base hospital Srinagar for specialised treatment.