Indian Army officer killed in a blast in Occupied Kashmir

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Indian Army officer killed in a blast in Occupied Kashmir

SRINAGAR - Indian Army officer was killed and a soldier suffered injuries in an improvised explosive device (IED) explosion in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, officials said.

The IED was set off when an Army officer, along with his men, was patrolling the area, they said. The blast killed the officer and injured a soldier who was evacuated to hospital, the officials said.

The IED blast came two days after 40 CRPF personnel were killed when a Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist rammed an explosive-laden SUV into a bus carrying them in Pulwama district in south Kashmir.