Man injured in mine blast on LoC

A man was injured in an anti-personnel land mine explosion in a forest area here on Sunday, police said.

A police official said a local, Sukhwinder of Makri Sehar village, located on Line of Control (LoC) in Nowshera was moving through forest area near his village when the explosion occurred, resulting in multiple injuries to the person in his limbs and other body parts.

The official said the injured was shifted to Nowshera Sub-District Hospital for treatment later. Additional Deputy Commissioner, Nowshera Sukhdev Singh Sambyal said prima facia the injured were caused due to anti-personnel land mine explosion.