Army officer, JCO martyred in accidental blast along LoC in J&K

An army officer and a junior commissioned officer (JCO) were martyred on Monday in an accidental grenade explosion along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu & Kashmir.

Last night, an accidental grenade blast occurred in Mendhar Sector, Dist Poonch when troops were performing their duties along the Line of Control. The blast resulted in injuries to soldiers. During the treatment one officer & one JCO succumbed to their injuries: PRO Defence Jammu said.