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.