Jammu and Kashmir: Army personnel injured in landmine blast near LoC in Poonch

Srinagar: An army man was injured in a landmine explosion near the Line of Control (LoC) in Balakote sector of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday late evening.

Reports said that the soldier was on a routine patrol duty in Panjani, forward area of Balakote when he accidentally stepped on the mine near the Line Of Control (LoC).

“In the incident, Rifleman Lakshman Limphu,25, of 7/11 GR regiment sustained multiple splinter injuries was immediately taken to nearby hospital, “ they said.

The injured was later shifted to military hospital Rajouri for advanced treatment,” they said.

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