Army man injured in landmine blast

Srinagar

An army man was injured in a landmine explosion near the Line of Control (LoC) in Mendhar sector of district Poonch on Saturday.

A police official said that the soldier was on routine patrol duty in Tarkundi area of Balakote in Mendhar sector when he accidentally stepped on a mine near the (LoC).

“In the incident, the soldier identified as Sepoy Vishal Choudhary (21) of 15 Jakli sustained injuries and is being treated in a military health facility,” the official told news agency GNS.

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