Army soldier injured in landmine blast along LoC in Balakote

Poonch: An army man was injured in a landmine explosion near the Line of Control (LoC) in Mendhar sector of district Poonch on Saturday.

A police official said that the soldier was on routine patrol duty in Tarkundi area of Balakote in Mendhar sector when he accidentally stepped on a landmine near the (LoC).

“In the incident, the soldier identified as Sepoy Vishal Choudhary (21) of 15 JAKLI sustained injuries and is being treated in military health facility,” he said.

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