Army Major, BSF trooper injured in Rajouri


An army officer and a Border Security Force (BSF) man were injured in an attack carried out allegedly by “Pakistan army” in forward area of Rajouri district on Thursday.

Official sources said that at about 13:45 hours, a joint team of Indian Army 15 JAKLI and 59 BSF launched a search operation in forward area of Village Tarkundi.

During the search operation, bullets were fired from forest area on operation party as a result of which Major Joginder Ihirwar and Head Constable Ali Mumtaz of BSF were seriously injured.

Both the injured were taken to a nearby health facility where from critically wounded army major was airlifted to military’s command hospital in Udhampur.

Station House Officer (SHO), Manjakote Barkat Qureshi said that the duo was injured apparently due to firing by Pakistan army. (GNS)


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