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Srinagar, Jun 07: An Army soldier received serious injuries in an explosion along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district on Friday.

A police official said that an explosion took place near Salotri area along LoC. In the incident, one soldier sustained critical injuries and was taken to a nearby military hospital for treatment.

The officer identified the injured soldier as Kailash Chand of 39 RR. The officer said that the nature of the blast is being ascertained.

However, sources said that the soldier was part of a patrolling party when he possibly stepped over a landmine resulting in the blast.

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