JAMMU — A number of landmines exploded following a forest fireplace alongside the Line of Management in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district on Wednesday, officers stated.
The fireplace began within the forest space throughout the border and unfold to the Balakot sector of Mendhar subdivision on the Indian aspect. The fireplace additionally prompted a safety alert, they stated.
A minimum of half-a-dozen landmines, a part of an anti-infiltration impediment system, received activated because of the fireplace however there was no report of any harm. Efforts had been on to regulate the fireplace when the final experiences got here in, the officers stated.
Military troops are conserving strict vigil and are on excessive alert to make sure that there isn’t any infiltration try by militants from throughout the border, they stated. — (PTI)
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