Indian army’s major and a soldier today were killed in an IED explosion in Jammu Kashmir’s Nowshera sector on Friday. As per the reports, the blast occurred near LoC in Rajouri district, in which Major SG Nair succumbed to death. An Indian army official told the media that the improvised explosive device was planted by suspected militants in foot-track along the LoC to target Army soldiers patrolling the borderline in Laam belt of Nowshera sector of Rajouri district.

After the explosion, Army soldiers have been alerted against IED blasts and attacks by the border action teams (BATs) of the Pakistan Army, said Indian army officer. 

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