AIZAWL, Jan 17 - A 26-year-old man was injured in a blast in the jungles of southern Mizoram�s Lawngtlai district, along the India-Myanmar border, on Monday, an official statement of Assam Rifles said today.
Lawngtlai district police identified the injured as Jitua Tongchangya, a Chakma community member of Bangdukbanga hamlet near Parva village along the India-Myanmar-Bangladesh border.
The blast, reportedly caused by an IED, blew off the man�s left ankle and �gravely� injured his right leg, the statement said.
�As soon as the information reached the Assam Rifles post at Simnasura village, the troops moved a team with a doctor to assist the injured,� it said.
The troops along with other villagers then carried the injured to Parva, where he boarded a vehicle to reach the local hospital at Lawngtlai. � PTI