36-Year-Old Indian Man Loses Leg In Myanmar Landmine Blast

Myanmar Landmine Blast: The incident occurred at a jungle in the neighbouring country near the Indo-Myanmar border's boundary pillar number two, the sources said.

5 Shares
EMAIL
PRINT
COMMENTS
36-Year-Old Indian Man Loses Leg In Myanmar Landmine Blast

The man was severely injured when a landmine exploded after he accidentally stepped on it, sources said.


Aizawl: 

A 36-year-old man belonging to the Chakma community was severely injured Monday after he wandered into Myanmar and stepped on a landmine, official sources in south Mizoram's Lawngtlai district said.

The incident occurred at a jungle in the neighbouring country near the Indo-Myanmar border's boundary pillar number two, the sources said.

The man along with two others, all residents of Bangdukbanga village, wandered into Myanmar while looking for food.

He was severely injured when a landmine exploded after he accidentally stepped on it, the sources said, adding, the 36-year-old man lost his right leg in the blast.

The two others accompanying him escaped unhurt, the sources said.

The injured, identified as Berona, was taken to the Assam Rifles camp at Parva village, they said.

Efforts were on to take Berona to Lawngtlai district hospital in a helicopter, they added.



(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)


Get the latest election news, live updates and election schedule for Lok Sabha Elections 2019 on ndtv.com/elections. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram for updates from each of the 543 parliamentary seats for the 2019 Indian general elections.

NDTV Beeps - your daily newsletter

................................ Advertisement ................................

................................ Advertisement ................................

................................ Advertisement ................................