POONCH — A Havaldar of army was injured in an accidental grenade blast at an army post in Poonch district on Saturday.
Officials said that “around 1815 hours, a hand grenade exploded at Tila Post in the frontier district, leading to the injuries to Havildar Jitendra Kumar of 8 Garh.”
Kumar suffered injuries in right hand and was airlifted to army hospital Rajouri for specialized treatment.
A police officer confirmed the incident and said that proceedings have been initiated in regard to the incident. (GNS)