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Lightning strike kills Army jawan, injures 2 in Poonch

Jammu: An Army jawan was killed and two others suffered injuries when lightning struck a border area in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district on Friday, official sources said.

Lightning struck at a forward area along the Line of Control (LoC) in Sawjian sector of Mandi belt in the early hours of Friday resulting in the death of a jawan and injuries to two others, they said.

The injured have been hospitalised, they said, adding further details are awaited.


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