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Two Army soldiers killed in explosion near LoC in Rajouri district (Lead)

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Jammu | Friday, 2019 9:15:04 PM IST
Two Army soldiers were killed on Friday in an explosion near the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district.

Defence Ministry spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Devender Anand said: "Today one officer and another soldier were martyred in an improvised explosive device (IED) explosion in Lam area of Nowshera sector".

There was no confirmation whether the IED was planted by militants.

Earlier reports said two soldiers, including a junior commissioned officer, were injured on Friday in an explosion near the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.

--IANS sq/prs

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2019-01-11-20:44:05 (IANS)

 
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