Villager dies in landmine blast in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district

Imam Din, a resident of Bagyaldara village, died on the spot due to the blast near the Kangra border post.

Published: 01st June 2018 12:29 AM  |   Last Updated: 01st June 2018 12:30 AM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

JAMMU: A 75-year-old man was killed in a landmine blast on Thursday along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, a senior police officer said.

"On Thursday, around 1600 hours, a mine exploded along the LoC near a forward Kangra post," he said.

Imam Din, a resident of Bagyaldara village, died on the spot due to the blast near the Kangra border post, the officer told PTI.

He inadvertently stepped on the mine, he said.

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