5 Pakistan army men killed in IED blast at PoK


Five Pakistan army personnel were killed and another seriously injured in a mysterious blast on the Line of Control (LoC) at forward village of Barnala in PoK opposite Pallanwalla area of Akhnoor tehsil today amid reports that Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) militants could be behind the act.

Pakistan army has confirmed the killing of its five jawans and injuries to another.
An Inter-State Public Relations (ISPR) handout said the nature of the blast is being ascertained. It, however, said five Pakistan army personnel were killed and another injured.

The Pakistani troops were patrolling in the forward area of Barnala in PoK when the blast occurred.

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Source: Daily Excelsior