A top ranked Army officer was killed and a soldier got injured in a bomb blast today at Nowshera sector in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri. The incident occurred while the Army personnel tried to defuse the explosives.
The explosive had been planted by intruders from Pakistan about 1.5 kilometres inside the Line of Control.
Today’s incident happend within 48 hours after the Pulwama terror attack ,in which India lost 40 CRPF personnel.
Following the attack, the government decided to take all possible diplomatic steps to ensure “complete isolation” of Pakistan and withdrew ‘Most Favoured Nation’ status to the country.
This was the second IED attack along the Line of Control in the same sector since January.