February 16, 2019 | By Sikh Siyasat Bureau
Srinagar: An Army major was killed and another armyman was injured after an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) exploded along the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowshera’s Lam area in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.
The security personnel were checking a freshly dug area when the IED detonated, media reports say. The injured armymen has been admitted in the hospital.
The blast came two days after more than forty CRPF mean were killed in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district when a “fedayeen” rammed his explosive-laden into the bus they were travelling in. Media reports say that Jaish-e-Mohammad had claimed responsibility for Thursday’s attack.