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Soldier killed in explosion near LoC in Poonch

The exact cause of the explosion was being ascertained.

india Updated: Apr 01, 2017 22:09 IST
IANS, Jammu
Soldier,Explosion,Line of Control
An army soldier patrols near the line of control in Poonch district.(AP photo for representation)

A junior commissioned officer of the army was killed on Saturday in an explosion near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, the police said.

Police sources here said the incident occurred in Degwar sector of the LoC in Poonch.

“The exact cause of the explosion is being ascertained,” a source said.

First Published: Apr 01, 2017 22:07 IST