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Jawan injured in mine blast in Poonch

Posted on Dec 09, 11:16AM | UNI

An army jawan got seriously injured in landmine explosion along the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

"Jawan identified as Naik Rajeev Kumar this morning got seriously wounded when he inadvertently stepped over a landmine in Nangi Tekri area of Krishna Ghati," S N Acharya, Jammu based officiating PRO, Ministry of Defence told UNI.

He said the jawan was accompanying the patrol party at the forward post.

"He was immediately shifted to the nearby unit from where he was airlifted to the Command Hospsital Udhampur and his condition was stated to be stable," the PRO added.