Soldier injured in Poonch mine explosion

Soldier injured in Poonch mine explosion
Security personnel during a search operation after an encounter, at Bhimber Gali, in Poonch district. [File]ANI

Rajouri: An army soldier on Wednesday sustained injuries in an explosion due to anti-personnel landmine along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch.

Officials said that the explosion took place at a forward location on the Line of Control in Poonch sector of the border district this afternoon.

They said that an army team was on routine duty at a forward location in Poonch sector when the explosion took place in which a soldier of Havildar rank sustained injuries.

“He has been shifted to Poonch hospital and is under treatment,” said officials.

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