Trooper killed in lightning strike along LoC

IIOJK: An Indian trooper was killed and two others were injured when lightning struck their post along the Line of Control in Poonch district early Friday morning, officials said.

The lightning struck Khalsa II post of army’s 40 Rashtriya Rifles in Sawjian sector in which the soldier, Rifleman Mandeep Singh, died while two others were injured, the officials told GNS.