Civilian killed in mine blast

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, May 31: A civilian was killed in a mine blast on the Line of Control (LoC) at forward village of Bagial Dara in Poonch district.
The victim has been identified as Imam Din, 68, son of Kamma R/o Bagial Dara.
He had gone to the forward area for grazing of cattle and stepped over the mines, which have been planted on the LoC. One of the mines exploded killing him on spot.
Security forces and police rushed to the site and shifted the victim to hospital, where he was declared as brought dead. The body has been kept for post-mortem.