Soldier injured in land mine explosion in Poonch

Soldier injured in land mine explosion in Poonch
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Poonch: An Army soldier was on Saturday injured in a land mine explosion near the Line of Control (LoC) here, officials said.
The soldier, who was part of a patrol team, accidentally stepped on a land mine in the Khari Karmara sector. He lost his right leg in the explosion, they said.
The officials said that he was immediately evacuated and admitted to a nearby military hospital.
Later, the soldier was shifted to the Udhampur Army Hospital for specialised treatment, they said.
Land mines are planted along the LoC to prevent infiltration from across the border.

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