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Three Gorkha Rifles jawans injured in explosion


Dehradun: Three Gorkha Rifles jawans were injured when a grenade in their truck went off in the high security Garhi Cantonment area here this afternoon.

Four persons including the jawans and the driver of the truck were on board the vehicle when the explosion took place, a source at the SSP office here said adding details are awaited and all senior officials have rushed to the spot.

Jawans who sustained injuries in the explosion have been hospitalised.

The jawans are said to have been on their way to the market to buy vegetables when the explosion took place, the source said.

Though the cause of the explosion is being investigated, it is believed that it took place by accident.

Garhi Cantonment where the explosion took place is a high security area with the official residence of the Chief Minister and Raj Bhawan located there.

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