Jammu and Kashmir: Eight security personnel injured in blast during training exercise in Poonch sector

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Eight security personnel were injured on Wednesday in a blast during a training exercise along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, officials said.

The injured were taken to the hospital for further treatment.

According to the sources, one soldier got seriously injured while others suffered minor injuries in the incident.

Further details are awaited.

Earlier in the day, two terrorists were killed in an encounter with the security forces in Kulgam district of the state.

Arms and ammunition have also been recovered from the site of encounter.