Sweeper Injured As Old Shell Explodes Inside School In Handwara

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Srinagar- A sweeper was injured on Saturday after an old shell went off while he was cleaning a private school in Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

Official sources said that the sweeper identified as Reyaz Ahmad Ahanger son of Abdul Ahad Ahanger was cleaning the Hillwill School when the shell went off, leading to injuries to him. He was shifted to hospital and his condition is stated to be stable, reported news agency GNS.

SP Handwara Dr GV Sandeep said that investigations into the incident have revealed that it was old shell which exploded, leading to the injuries to the sweeper. “He is stable,” the police officer added.

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