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Jawan killed, pillar damaged in blasts in JK

An army jawan was killed in a landmine blast while a border fencing pillar was damaged when an IED went off in Jammu region on Sunday, police and BSF said.

india Updated: Oct 18, 2009 22:02 IST

An army jawan was killed in a landmine blast while a border fencing pillar was damaged when an IED went off in Jammu region on Sunday, police and BSF said.

Lance Naik N K Murti, belonging to 5 Maratha Light Infantry, was killed in the landmine blast near the Line of Control in Patrigali area in Poonch district, police said.

In another incident in Jammu region, a fencing pillar was damaged when an Improvised Explosive Device went off near the Paharpur border outpost in Kathua district, 60-km from Jammu.

No one was injured in the explosion, IG BSF (Jammu Frontier) A K Sarolia said.

Asked whether the Pak rangers or militants had planted the IED, he said it was being investigated.