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Forest fire triggers mine explosion along LoC in Poonch

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Jammu, Mar 04: Some mines exploded due to a forest fire along the LoC in Poonch district on Wednesday, officials said.

The fire broke out in the Pakistan side of the LoC and spread to the Indian side in Mendhar belt, resulting in the explosion, they said.

Forest officials and the Army, along with locals, are engaged in dousing the fire, the officials said.

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