2 soldiers injured in Keran landmine blasts

Baramulla: Two soldiers were injured in two separate landmine blasts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran sector of the frontier Kupwara district.

Abishek Chatri of 5/9 grenadiers was injured when he stepped over a landmine during a routine patrol along the LoC in Keran sector, official sources told Kashmir Reader.

The injured soldier was instantly removed to the military hospital Drugmulla for treatment, sources said.

In a similar accident in Keran sector, another soldier was critically wounded when he stepped over a landmine near Balbir Post.

The injured Rifleman Nihal Gurang was airlifted to Badami Bagh army hospital here in critical condition.