Army ma­jor, soldier killed in IED blast

DNA (Delhi) - - INDIA - Ish­faq-ul-Hassan h_ish­[email protected]­dia.net

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.

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