Srinagar: A powerful landmine blast killed an army jawan at Akhnoor near the LOC (line of control) in Kashmir. The jawans who were conducting a routine patrol at the area tripped over a landmine planted by the militant, killing on jawan on the spot. The area has been cordoned off and a search is on for militants. No reports of further casualties have been received yet.
On the other hand posters featuring warning to the mobile operator to shun services have appeared in Sopore area of the valley. The posters have been planted by terror outfit Hizbul-Mujahideen.