Two days after the Pulwama attack, an Army Major has lost his life in an IED blast near the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. 

According to ANI, 31-year-old, Army Major Chitresh Singh Bisht- from the Corps of Engineers- was defusing a bomb planted by the terrorists.

According to the reports, the IED was planted 1.5 kms inside the Line of Control in Rajouri district's Nowshera sector.

According to News 18, a soldier has also reportedly been injured in the tragic incident. The blast took place after Home Minister, Rajnath Singh reviewed the security detail of Jammu and Kashmir. 

Source: News 18

According to India Today, Major Bisht was due to marry this year on 7 March. His father was preparing for his wedding, when he heard the heart-wrenching news of his son's tragic death.

Source: India Today

This has happened at a time while the nation is still mourning the loss of more than 40 CRPF jawaans

This article shall be updated as more information on the blast unfolds.