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Soldier injured in stone-pelting dies: Army

Lt Gen AK Bhatt, DGP, others pay tributes to soldiers killed in Tral, Anantnag, Sopore
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An army soldier died at a hospital here after he sustained head injuries during stone-pelting by a group of youths, an official said Friday.
“Sepoy Rajendra Singh was part of a quick reaction team which was providing security to a Border Roads Organisation (BRO) convoy on Thursday. At around 1800 hrs, when the convoy was passing through the Anantnag bypass tri-junction near NH-44, few youths hurled stones at the vehicle and Singh was injured after being hit by a stone directly on the head,” the army official said.

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