JCO, soldier injured in IED blast along LoC in Rajouri

The blast resulted in injuries to two soldiers, including a JCO, officials said, adding they have been hospitalised.

Sumit Bhargav
Rajouri, Publish Date: Jan 11 2019 5:25PM | Updated Date: Jan 11 2019 6:58PM
JCO, soldier injured in IED blast along LoC in RajouriFile Photo

A Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) and a soldier were injured in an IED blast along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district Friday, officials said.

An improvised explosive device was planted by suspected militants in foot-track along the LoC to target Army soldiers patrolling the borderline in Laam sector of Rajouri district, they said.

The blast resulted in injuries to two soldiers, including a JCO, officials said, adding they have been hospitalised.

Army soldiers have been alerted against IED blasts and attacks by the border action teams (BATs) of the Pakistan Army, they said. 

Meanwhile, an army porter was injured in cross-border firing in the district. An official said the injured was shifted to a hospital for treatment.

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