Two military personnel were seriously injured in a “suspicious” explosion near an outpost along the Line of Control in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, officials said. They said the exact nature of the explosion was not immediately known.
According to the officials, the explosion occurred in Kalal district of Nowshera sector when a column of the army was on a patrol mission as part of anti-infiltration measures to check the infiltration of terrorists across the border. They added that the wounded were evacuated to a nearby military hospital, and their condition was described as critical. They added that they are awaiting further details.
(with input from PTI)