Army soldier injured in landmine explosion near LoC in Poonch

Army soldier injured in landmine explosion near LoC in Poonch

Poonch, May 31: An army man was injured critically in a landmine explosion near the Line of Control (LoC) in Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday.
A police official said that the soldier was on a routine patrol duty at Nagi Tekri- the forward area of Krishna Ghati when he accidentally stepped on the mine near the LoC.
“In the incident, the soldier identified as Major Vikram Azad 4 MLI sustained injuries and was immediately shifted to a nearby military health facility,” he said.
Vikram was later shifted to the army’s Udhampur command hospital for advanced treatment, he said. (GNS)