In a first of its kind incident, a suicide bomber blew himself up near an Indian post on the Line of Control (LoC) in Pooch on Monday.
As per TV reports, the bomber was walking towards the Indian post but before he could reach his target the bomb went off.
His body was ripped into pieces with a limb and his head said to be lying on the Indian side of the border.
No causality has been reported from the Indian side.
“There was a movement of an intruder from across the LoC in Sabzian forward area in Poonch district around 0430 hours,” Defence spokesman said in Jammu.
The troops opened fire on the intruder as he was approaching a forward Indian post (Nallah), he said.
Due to firing, the IED being carried by the intruder exploded, killing him on the spot, the spokesman said