2 soldiers injured in UBGL blast in Kupwara

2 soldiers injured in UBGL blast in Kupwara

Srinagar, May 12: Two army soldiers were injured in an Under Barrel Grenade Launcher (UBGL) blast in Machil sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Saturday late evening.

Official sources told GNS that the two army men sustained injuries in the blast near Line of Control (LoC) in Machil sector.

The injured soldiers were identified as Havaldar Jaipal Singh Tomar (39) and Naik Vikram Mane (33) of 56 RR.  A police officer said that the UBGL went off when the personnel were cleaning arms and ammunition at their post.
The injured were taken to 168 Military Hospital Drugmulla from where they have been shifted to Army’s 92 base Hospital Badamibagh Srinagar for specialized treatment.