Two soldiers injured in UBGL blast near LoC in north Kashmir’s Kupwara

Two soldiers injured in UBGL blast near LoC in north Kashmir’s Kupwara

The injured soldiers were identified as Havaldar Jaipal Singh Tomar (39) and Naik Vikram Mane (33) of 56 RR.

Two army men were injured in an Under Barrel GrenadeLauncher (UBGL) blast in Machil sector of north Kashmir's Kupwara district onSaturday late evening.

Two army men sustained injuries in the blast near Line ofControl (LoC) in Machil sector, GNS quoting sources said.

The injured soldiers were identified as Havaldar JaipalSingh Tomar (39) and Naik Vikram Mane (33) of 56 RR.

A police officer said that the UBGL went off when thepersonnel were cleaning arms and ammunition at their post.

He said that both the injured were taken to 168 MilitaryHospital Drugmulla from where they have been shifted to army's 92 base HospitalBadamibagh Srinagar for specialized treatment.

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