Minor losses arms, eyesight in mine blast
Poonch, May 20: A minor lost both his arms and eyesight when he stepped on a landmine in this frontier district on Friday, officials said.
They said Ashiq Hussain, 10, son of Muhammad Farooq of Karmara, Poonch was playing in the fields near Maki Post along the Line of Control this morning when he accidentally stepped on a land mine.
“The boy was rushed to District Hospital Poonch, where doctors had to amputate both his arms. He has also lost his eyesight," officials said, adding that he was later shifted to Government Medical College hospital Jammu in a critical condition.
Lastupdate on : Fri, 20 May 2011 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Fri, 20 May 2011 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Sat, 21 May 2011 00:00:00 IST
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