Forest Fires Trigger Landmines

8 July 2009
The Indian Express


Jammu: Forest fires triggered a few landmines along the LoC in Poonch district, official sources said. The fire occurred near the LoC, a kilometer away from Chakan-da-Bagh crossing point, in Poonch district on Tuesday and was brought under control early on Wednesday, they said. There was no report of loss of life or damage to property. The landmines were planted to check infiltration from across the border, they said