Two jawans killed, one injured as wall collapses in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua

Two Army jawans were killed while another was injured after a wall of a barrack collapsed in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Saturday.

A wall of the barrack collapsed in Machhedi camp in Billawar area late on Friday, trapping three soldiers.

The injured were immediately taken to a hospital where doctors declared two jawans brought dead.

The deceased soldiers have been identified as JCO SN Singh (45), resident of Sonipat, Haryana and Naik Pervez Kumar (39), resident of Samba.

Soldier Mangal Singh (46), resident of Panipat Haryana was seriously injured and referred to Military Hospital, Pathankot.