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.
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.
Jammu & Kashmir: One Army officer has lost his life in an explosion in the Rajouri sector along the Line of Control. Nature of explosion being ascertained; More details awaited pic.twitter.com/UKQtY7F38S
— ANI (@ANI) February 16, 2019
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.
(More details awaited)