Two soldiers killed in accidental blast in Gujarat

December 4th, 2008 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS  

Ahmedabad, Dec 4 (IANS) Two soldiers were killed Thursday in an accidental blast at an army camp at Gandhidham in Kutch region of Gujarat, 215 km from here. The incident occurred around 4.40 pm while a routine drill was being conducted at the camp. There was a fire in the armoury which caused the blast.

Two men died on the spot and four sustained burns. They were taken to a hospital in Bhuj town.

Senior army officers rushed to the spot. After initial inspection, they termed the blast “accidental.”

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