Army Major among 2 soldiers killed, another injured in twin blasts near LoC in Rajouri

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Rajouri: Two army soldiers including an officer were killed and another one was injured in two separate incidents of blasts near Line of Control (LoC) in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district of Jammu on Friday.

Official sources said that the blast occurred at around 1500 hours at Laam area, resulting in injuries to three soldiers. All the injured were taken to nearby military hospital where two of them succumbed to injuries.

Additional Superintendent of Police, Nowshera Girdhari Lal Sharma said that two soldiers including an officer were killed and another was injured suffered injuries in the twin blasts that occurred near the fence in Laam area.

A defence ministry official said an Improvised Explosive Device explosion took place near LoC in Naushera Sector in which an Army Officer and a soldier got grievously injured. “Immediate resuscitation and medical aid was provided, however,  they succumbed to the injuries,” he added. (GNS)

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