नियंत्रण रेषेवर गस्त घालणाऱ्या भारतीय जवानांना लक्ष्य करण्यासाठी दहशतवाद्यांकडून हा स्फोट घडवून आणण्यात आल्याचे प्रथमदर्शनी दिसत असल्याचे लष्करातील वरिष्ठ अधिकाऱ्यांनी सांगितले.
दरम्यान, श्रीनगरमधील लालचौकातही आज सायंकाळी सीआरपीएफच्या तुकडीवर ग्रेनेड हल्ला करण्यात आला. त्यात कुणीही जखमी झाल्याचं वृत्त नाही. त्याआधी सकाळीही राजौरीत नियंत्रण रेषेजवळ घडवून आणलेल्या स्फोटात एक अधिकारी व जवान जखमी झाला.
An Army major and a soldier were killed in an IED blast at
Nowshera sector in Rajouri district of J&K.
An improvised explosive device was planted by suspected militants in
foot-track along the LoC to target Army soldiers patrolling the borderline
in Laam belt of Nowshera sector of Rajouri district, they said.
The blast resulted in injuries to two soldiers, including a major, the officials
said, adding they were rushed to a hospital where they succumbed to
In another incident, terrorists lobbed a grenade at CRPF platoon near Lal Chowk, Srinagar on Friday evening. No loss of life or injury was reported from the attack.
Earlier today, a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) and a soldier were injured in an IED blast along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.
An improvised explosive device was planted by suspected terrorists in foot-track along the LoC to target Army soldiers
Army major, soldier martyred in IED blast in J&K's Nowshera
Also on Friday, an Army porter was critically injured when Pakistani troops continued ceasefire violations for the fourth
consecutive day along the LoC in Rajouri and Poonch districts of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting the Indian Army to retaliate,officials said.Pakistan troops resorted to firing and shelling along the LoC in forward areas in Nowshera and Poonch sectors, critically injuring an Army porter, they said. He has been hospitalised, the officials added.
Late on Thursday, an Army major and a BSF soldier were injured in shelling by Pakistan in Tarkundi forward area of Balakote sector.The Pakistan Army violated ceasefire for a third consecutive day Thursday, inviting a strong retaliation from Indian forces."One Army major and a constable of BSF were injured as Pakistani troops violated ceasefire in Tarkundi forward area of Balakote sector late Thursday," an Army officer said.
Both of them were shifted to 166 Military hospital at Jammu and their condition is stated to be stable.