Jammu: An Army jawan was injured in a landmine explosion near the Line of Control in Poonch district, official sources said here on Wednesday.

Sepoy Sukhram, belonging to the 8 Jammu and Kashmir Rifles, was injured when he stepped over a landmine on Tuesday night while patrolling the LoC near the Indira Gate Post area in Kerni sector of Poonch.

The sources said he was admitted to an Army hospital.

Meanwhile, two militants of the Harkat-ul-Mujahideen surrendered before the security forces in Gandoh area of Doda district on Wednesday. PTI

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