Army Officer Loses Life Defusing IED


Barely two days after the deadly terrorist attack in Pulwama, an Army officer was  killed in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast in Jammu and Kashmir’s Nowshera Sector, said reports.

As per reports, the Army Major was killed while defusing the IED which was planted by the terrorists near the Line of Control (LoC).

Major Chitresh Singh Bisht who was leading the Bomb Disposal Team in Naushera sector defused one of the mines successfully. While neutralizing another mine, the device got activated and the officer suffered grievous injuries and lost his life, reported as per agencies.

The IED was planted 1.5 kms inside the Line of Control in the Naushera sector, Rajouri district.