COVID-19: Indian forces check meat products for soldiers

In a bid to protect troops from the spread of coronavirus, the Indian armed forces are “properly examining all the meat products” supplied to the soldiers, the Ministry of Defence said. “Since, the virus can spread in animals also, all the meat products for supply to soldiers are properly examined”. The ministry further pointed out that all necessary precautions to safeguard troops.

2 US soldiers killed in S. Afghanistan’s explosion

Two US service members were killed and two other US service members wounded in an explosion in Afghanistan’s southern Kandahar province, the coalition forces confirmed. “Two US service members were killed and two US service members were wounded in action today when their vehicle struck an IED in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan,” the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission forces said in a statement on Saturday, Xinhua news agency reported.