Indian looses leg in Myanmar landmine blast
    Aizawl, Mar 11 (PTI) 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
    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. PTI HCV