Jammu and Kashmir: Army major martyred in another IED blast in Rajouri 

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Updated: February 16, 2019 8:48:52 PM

This comes a day after a massive IED explosion in Pulwama where 40 CRPF personnel lost their lives. The Jaish-e-Mohammed claimed the responsibility for the heinous attack.

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Another Improvised Explosive Device (IED) explosion has taken place in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir in which an army major has lost his life. The blast took place along the LoC border.

ANI reports that the Major-rank army officer was killed while defusing an IED which had been planted by terrorists.

The officer is from the Corps of Engineers. The IED was planted 1.5 kms inside the Line of Control in the Naushera sector of Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir.

This comes a day after a massive IED explosion in Pulwama where 40 CRPF personnel lost their lives. The Jaish-e-Mohammed claimed the responsibility for the heinous attack. The JeM used a suicide bomber who was later identified as Adil Ahmad Dar. The government condemned the attack and vowed to avenge the attack.

This was the second IED attack along the LoC in the same sector since January. Two Army personnel including a major were killed in Naushera sector of Rajouri on January on 11.

 

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