J&K: Youth injured in explosion near LoC

A youth was critically injured in an explosion near the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district of north Kashmir, police said on Thursday.

Srinagar: A youth was critically injured in an explosion near the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district of north Kashmir, police said on Thursday.
Kabir Ahmad Lone (24) had gone to the forest area near the LoC in Keran sector to collect mushrooms when he got injured in the blast yesterday, a police spokesman said.
"An explosive material went off while the youth was collecting the mushrooms, resulting in splinter injuries to him," the spokesman said adding he was referred to Bone and Joints hospital here for treatment.

PTI

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