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Three students killed in Kangra blast


Dharamsala: Three class VII students, including two brothers, were killed when live ammunition, probably abandoned by Indian Army or the Border Security Force, exploded in a forest near Kohala village, 16 kms from here on Tuesday evening, police said.

Sub-divisional police Officer, Kangra, Jeet Singh told HimVani that three children, identified as Chadan, Rahul and Sahil, after taking their examination went to a nearby forest where they found some rocket launchers and started playing with them and ammunition exploded, resulting in death of all the three on the spot. The SDPO, who along with police, reached the spot said there were some live rocket launchers around the mutilated bodies of the killed children. He said bomb disposal squads were called to defuse the live bombs.
SSP Kangra Atul Fulzele also rushed to the spot. More details are awaited.

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