Srinagar- A Border Security Force (BSF) constable was charred to death after a charcoal bukhari exploded at an ‘observation point’ in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, reports said Tuesday.
Constable Aniesh Joseph, who was part of a section deployed for guard duty near Rampur Bridge in Mohura, Uri died of serious burns after a charcoal bukhari exploded ‘unexpectedly’ at the Observation Point, reports said.
The incident occurred during the intervening night of Dec 13 and 14.
Joseph was a resident of Kerala and was affiliated with BSFs 63 Battalion E. Company.
According to local news agency KNT, the service rifle of the deceased trooper was also damaged in the explosion.
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