Srinagar: Two armed forces personnel were injured in a landmine blast in Noweshra area in Rajouri district, officials said on Tuesday.
They said at 8 pm, Sepoy SK Minjur Rehman (55) of Engineering Regiment and Sepoy Updhay Parshad Rajindera of 24 MLI sustained blast injuries while on duty in the forward area of Kalal in sector Nowshera.
“SK Minjur Rehman was airlifted to army hospital Udhampur while Updhay Parshad to Army hospital Rajouri,” a police officer said.
Earlier on July 17, an army personnel was injured in a landmine blast along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu district of Jammu and Kashmir.
The anti-personnel mine had exploded in Khour belt of Akhnoor sector, leaving him badly injured. However, the injured army personnel was soon evacuated for the treatment.
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