Fri. Jun 21st, 2019

Major, soldier killed in IED explosion in Nowshera sector

Jammu: An army officer and a soldier were killed in IED explosion near LoC in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district Friday evening.
Identifying the deceased officer as Major S. G. Nair, said a media report adding that an army man was also injured. He has been hospitalized. Pointing out that two explosions took place near Roopmati forward post in Pukkharni area, sources said that the first explosion took place at 4.30 pm and another around 6 pm. The IEDs were suspected to have been planted by militants from across the LoC. Meanwhile, in a separate incident, an army porter was killed in firing from across the LoC in Sunderbani area of Rajouri district.

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