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New Delhi: In the backdrop of the COVID crisis being witnessed all over the world, a hospital in Delhi city has reported around 13 cases of a rare fungal infection triggered by the novel Coronavirus in Patients. The infection, according to the doctors at Sri Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH) Delhi, has caused the loss of eyesight, removal of the nose and jaw bone and five people have died due to this infection. The black fungus…

Rajouri: An Armed forces personnel was killed on Saturday after he fell into a deep gorge in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district. Officials said that Army’s Lance Naik Gorgey S deployed at a forward location in Kalal slipped into a deep gorge along Line of Control (LoC). “He received grievous injuries in the incident and was subsequently shifted to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries,” officials said. They added that police have…

Shopian: An armed forces personnel died due to cardiac arrest during a military operation against militants in South Kashmir’s Shopian district overnight, officials said on Saturday. They said that the armed forces personnel of 162 Territorial Army identified as Abdul Majeed of Veer Bejbhera Anantnag suffered massive cardiac arrest during a cordon-and-search operation in Chitragam area of Zanipora. He was immediately rushed to a nearby army hospital where doctors declared him brought dead, the officials…

Srinagar: An armed forces personnel was injured in an “accidental fire” at Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday. Official sources said that the rifle of the policeman identified as Mohammad Ashraf, went off accidentally and the bullet hit him on the foot in Tujjer area of Sopore town. The Jammu and Kashmir policeman, part of the Quick Response Team (QRT), was later shifted to hospital for treatment, they added. Free Press Kashmir…

Kulgam: A vehicle carrying armed forces personnel for election duty crushed an elderly man to death in Kulgam district of south Kashmir on Tuesday evening. Officials said that a 64-year-old man identified as Mohammad Amin Shah, son of Ghulam Hassan Shah of Malpora Kulgam was hit by a vehicle (Matador) carrying Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) personnel near Shrine in Malpora, Kulgam. “The deceased received serious injuries, resulting in his on spot death,” the official said.…

Kupwara: An armed forces personnel was killed and two others were injured after an avalanche hit an army post in Tanghdar area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, officials said on Wednesday. They said the snow mass hit Roshan post at approximately 2000 hours last night and three armed forces personnel were swept away. They were immediately rescued and shifted to a hospital, they said. Officials said that one of them identified as Rifleman Nikhil Sharma…