He, however, didn’t confirm reports of the incident being a BAT attack.
Official sources said an improvised explosive device was planted by suspected militants on the dirt track along the LoC, used by Indian army soldiers for patrolling.
Porter killed in sniper fire
Col Anand said in a separate incident, an army porter was killed in a sniper fire from across the LoC in the Sunderbani sector of the same Rajouri district on Friday.
The porter was moving along with supplies for the army posts on the LoC in Laam area when he was hit by the sniper fire.
On October 21 last year, three soldiers of Jammu and Kashmir light infantry regiment and two heavily-armed infiltrators, believed to be members of the Border Action Team (BAT) of the Pakistani army, were killed in Sunderbani sector.