Army Col killed

Excelsior Correspondent
SRINAGAR, June 25: A senior Army officer was killed after his service rifle went off accidentally at Khundroo ammunition Depot in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district this evening.
Colonel JV Mahadik of Army’s 21 Field Ammunition Depot (FAD) was critically injured in an accidental fire in his vehicle inside the Khundroo camp. He was immediately rushed to a medical facility but was declared dead by doctors.
Srinagar based Defence Ministry spokesman  said: “In an unfortunate incident Col JV Mahadik (Corps of Artillery) posted at Station Headquarters, Khundroo succumbed to the injuries suffered due to accidental discharge of fire from his personal weapon while traveling in a vehicle. The incident happened at 1620 hours today.”