Army Man Injured in Poonch



An army man was shot at and injured by a Pakistani sniper in Poonch district on Tuesday, while an infiltration bid was foiled in Sunderbani sector of the neighboring Rajouri district of the Jammu region.

Officials told Srinagar based news gathering agency Global News Service that Lance Naik Jitender Kumar of army’s 12 JAT was performing his duty at Bandi post along the LoC in Poonch district when a sniper from Pakistan Rangers fired a single shot towards him around 10.00 AM today, officials said. Kumar, they said was instantly evacuated to 425 field army hospital Poonch. His condition is said to be stable.

In the neighboring district of Rajouri, army said it thwarted an infiltration bid by a group of militants in Sunderbani sector of the LoC.


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