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Soldier injured in landmine blast near LoC in Rajouri

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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.

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