Army Major among two soldiers killed in twin blasts 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 2:05 PM 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.

They said that another blast took place in the same sector at around 5:45 PM leading to the on-spot death of an Army Major.

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

A Defence Ministry official said that an Improvised Explosive Device explosion took place near LoC in Nowshera 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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