Accidental blast at Army Ordinance Depot leaves two injured


Anantnag: Two army porters were wounded when an accidental blast rocked an army camp at Khundro in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police sources said.  

They said that the blast created panic in the area, however, it was not clearly known, what caused the blast. 

Insiders said that blast occurred in Ammunition Depot. The two porters present nearby were injured. They were shifted to a hospital.   

Khundru is one of the biggest ordnance depots in Kashmir Valley. In August 2007, at least three persons, one of them a civilian, were killed and over 40 others were injured in the accidental blast at 21 Field Ordnance Depot here.  

The depot is located inside a heavily guarded Indian Army camp. (CNS)


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.