Lance Naik Gunasekhar P, posted at an Army unit in Jodhpur, died in a blast, a defence official said on Tuesday.
“In an unfortunate incident, Lance Naik Gunasekhar P posted at a unit in Jodhpur expired on May 21. He was declared brought dead at the military hospital, Jodhpur after he sustained injuries in a blast,” defence spokesperson Lt Col Manish Ojha said.
He said an inquiry has been instituted by the Army into the incident.
“There was some explosive in the barrack. A team from the forensic science laboratory has collected samples from the site,” Ramesh Kumar Sharma, SHO of Ratanada police station, said.