In an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast, Army Major and a Jawan lost their lives along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district Friday.
An IED device was planted by suspected militants in Lam area of Nowshera sector, said an Army spokesperson.
“Today one officer and another soldier were martyred in an improvised explosive device (IED) explosion in Lam area of Nowshera sector,” Defence Ministry spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Devender Anand said. Army soldiers have been alerted against IED blasts and attacks by the border action teams (BATs) of the Pakistan Army, said the Army.
The injured Army personnel were rushed to the hospital, where they succumbed to their injuries.