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Lightning strike kills Army trooper guarding LoC in Gulmarg

A trooper was killed when lightning struck an Indian army post during the intervening night of Thursday-Friday along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

The army said that 23-year-old Rifleman Mandeep Singh Negi died due to a lightning strike while he was performing his duty at Ganesh post in Gulmarg.

The body of the trooper from the 11 Garhwal regiment was shifted to Sub District Hospital Tangmarg for legal formalities.

His body was taken to Srinagar Army headquarter wherefrom the corpse was handed over to the family in Vill-Saknoli in  Uttrakhand.

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