Army man injured in cross LoC sniper fire in Rajouri

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An army soldier was critically injured in cross LoC sniper fire in along the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowshera area of Rajouri in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.

Official sources told news agency GNS that Pakistan army in “violation of ceasefire” attacked the army post of 24 MLI Regiment at Kalal along the border in Nowshera sector.

In the incident, a Sepoy identified as Sepoy Satish Kumar suffered critical bullet wounds in his abdomen. He was airlifted to Army’s command hospital in Udhampur for treatment where his condition is said to be critical, they said.

Station House Officer (SHO) Nowshera Mohammad Amin Malik also confirmed the incident to news agency GNS.

“Sepoy was hit by the sniper fire from across the border,” he said.

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