Several landmine explosions triggered due to forest fires in Poonch

SRINAGAR: Forest fire has spread in a major portion of area along LoC in Balakote sector of Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials and witnesses said on Monday.

Several landmine explosion have reportedly taken place due to the forest fires in teh area. Forest fire has also broken out in Balnoi sub sector of Mendhar near Pakistan side of LoC on Sunday evening which later spread over to the areas on the Poonch side.

No loss reported so far.


Eye-witnesses said that eight landmine explosions have been reported so far from the area.

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