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Jammu and Kashmir: Army Major, soldier killed in IED explosion by terrorists in Naushera

Edited by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: January 11, 2019 23:18 IST ]

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An Army Major and a soldier were martyred in an IED explosion in Jammu and Kashmir's Naushera on Friday. 

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.

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