Soldier injured in landmine blast near LoC in J-K's Poonch

Updated: Feb 4 2023 2:26PM

Poonch/Jammu, Feb 4 (PTI) An army jawan was injured in a landmine explosion near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Saturday, officials said.

The landmine went off when a group of soldiers were patrolling a forward area in the Kerni sector in the morning, they said.

The injured soldier, Lance Naik Anshul Rawat, was immediately given medical aid and was later airlifted to the Command Hospital in Udhampur for specialised treatment, the officials said.