Soldier injured in landmine blast near LoC in Rajouri
Jammu: An army personnel was injured Saturday in a landmine explosion near the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district , officials said.
The landmine went off when a group of soldiers was patrolling a forward area in the Nowshera sector, the officials said.
They said the injured armyman was immediately evacuated to hospital.
As part of an anti-infiltration obstacle system, the forward areas are dotted with landmines which sometimes get washed away by rains resulting in such types of accidents, the officials said.