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Two Junior Commissioned officers (JCOs) of the army were wounded in a landmine blast along the Line of Control (LoC) in Mankote area of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.

JCOs Dhareej Kumar and Rajendhar Singh of 5 Mahar Regiment were injured when they accidentally stepped on a mine while patrolling along LoC in Mankote sector, media reports said.

The duo was injured and was immediately taken to the Rajouri hospital for treatment.

The concerned police post-Makankote confirmed the incident and a case has been registered