Army major, soldier killed in IED blast
Srinagar: A day after the Indian Army said they have range of options available to punish Pakistan in the event of misadventure, a massive Improvised Explosive Device (IED) explosion rocked the Line of Control (LoC) leaving a Major and a Rifleman dead in Nowshera sector of Jammu division.
The incident occurred at 3 pm when IED planted on the LoC exploded leaving two soldiers grievously injured. They were immediately rushed to the hospital where both of them succumbed.
“At about 3pm, an IED 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,” said Lieutenant Colonel Devender Anand.