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2 armymen injured in J&K as earthquake jolts North India

Srinagar: Two army personnel were today injured when their bunker collapsed following tremors in Sopore, 55 kms from here, in north Kashmir's Baramulla district.The bunker collapsed inside Ganjoo house, where an army unit is camping,

PTI [ Updated: October 26, 2015 16:29 IST ]
2 armymen injured in j k as earthquake jolts north india
2 armymen injured in j k as earthquake jolts north india

Srinagar: Two army personnel were today injured when their bunker collapsed following tremors in Sopore, 55 kms from here, in north Kashmir's Baramulla district.

The bunker collapsed inside Ganjoo house, where an army unit is camping, resulting in injuries to two soldiers, following which they were taken to the hospital, officials said.

The flyover at Jehangir Chowk in the heart of Srinagar also developed crack, forcing the authorities to suspend traffic over it, the officials said.

A vehicle was damaged at Rafiabad in Baramulla district when it got uprooted and fell on it.

However, there was no immediate report of any casualty in the incident, the officials said.

A massive earthquake measuring 7.5 on richter scale today jolted north India, with panic-stricken people rushing out of houses and buildings that shook during the temblor lasting almost a minute.

 

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