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Army man injured in landmine explosion in Poonch


Jammu, July 22: An Army man was today Sunday injured in a landmine explosion near the Line of Control
(LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said today.
Sepoy Shade Suraj Arun was part of a patrolling party when he accidentally stepped over the landmine in
Sawajian sector, causing the explosion, a police official said.
He said the soldier was injured in the blast and was immediately shifted to a military hospital for treatment.
The LoC is dotted with landmines as part of counter-infiltration strategy and sometimes get washed away by
heavy rains, the official said.