Army soldier injured in blast near LoC

Jammu |Thursday, 2019 1:20:53 PM IST
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An Army soldier was injured on Wednesday in a landmine explosion near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, defence sources said.

Sources said during routine patrolling in Mendhar sector of Poonch district, a soldier identified as sepoy Shivling Appa accidentally stepped on a landline near the LoC.

"The soldier sustained injuries in the explosion. He has been shifted to Northern Command Hospital in Udhampur for treatment," a source said.

--IANS sq/prs

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2019-05-15-23:46:08 (IANS)