Two soldiers killed in accidental blast in Kargil

Jammu, July 31 (IANS) Two soldiers were killed on Sunday when they accidentally stepped on a mine near the Line of Control (LoC) in Kargil sector of Jammu and Kashmir’s Ladakh region, an army official said.

“The two soldiers of a patrol party accidentally stepped on a mine, triggering a blast. Both were killed,” said Col. S.D. Goswami, spokesman of the army’s Udhampur-headquartered Northern Command.

No further details were available yet.



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