J&K: 3 soldiers injured in landmine explosion on LoC in Poonch

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Three army soldiers sustained injuries on Wednesday due to a landmine explosion close to the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Army sources said during routine de-mining exercises along the LoC, the troops inadvertently stepped over the mine.

“It was a vintage mine and exploded during the de-mining exercise,” sources added.

“The jawans with minor injuries were evacuated and rushed to the Military Hospital Rajouri while their conditions were stated to be normal,” they said.

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