Girl loses foot in landmine explosion in Uri sector


A teenage girl lost her foot in a landmine explosion along the line of control (LoC) in J&K’s Uri sector on Wednesday.

Police identified the girl as 20-year old Masooma of Hathlanga village in Uri sector.

Sources said the girl was grazing sheep near her home when the incident occurred.

Doctors at the sub-district hospital in Uri said she reported with a severe left foot injury. Her foot had to be amputated.

“She has been referred to government medical college hospital Baramulla for specialised treatment,” sources said.



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