2 minor boys injured after shell explodes in Kulgam village

Srinagar: Two boys were injured after a shell they were playing with went off in Dhamhal Hanjipora area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Wednesday.

Official sources said that the boys were playing with the explosive device when it went off at Dhamhal Hanjpora, causing minor injuries to both of them. 

The duo, identified as Shahid (12) and Ikhlaq (11), was shifted to nearby PHC for treatment, they said.

After being treated at the PHC, Ikhlaq was reffered to district hospital Kulgam for advanced treatment, they said.

A doctor at PHC Dhamhal said that Shahid received injuries in his hand while as Ikhlaq suffered wounds in his face. The doctor however said that the condition of both the boys is stable.

A police officer also confirmed it and said that police has taken cognizance of the incident and further investigations have been up. (GNS)

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