Army major, soldier killed in IED blast along LoC

Army major, soldier killed in IED blast along LoC
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Jammu: An army major and a soldier were killed in an IED blast along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district Friday, officials said.
An improvised explosive device (IED) was planted by suspected militants in a foot-track along the LoC to target army soldiers patrolling the border in Laam belt of Nowshera sector in Rajouri district, they said.
The blast resulted in injuries to two soldiers, including a major, officials said, adding that they were rushed to hospital where they succumbed to their injuries.
Army soldiers have been alerted against IED blasts and attacks by border action teams (BATs) of the Pakistan Army, they said.
—PTI