Army man killed, another injured in firing on LoC

Srinagar

An Indian army man was killed and another injured late Friday afternoon in Pakistan firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir’s Jammu district, army said.

Pakistan army resorted to unprovoked firing across the LoC in Sunderbani sector at 6.05 p.m last evening, said an official.

“One soldier identified as rifleman Jayadrath Singh was killed while another rifleman identified as Sachin Kumar was injured,” he said, adding Indian troops retaliated effectively.

He said Pakistan army initiated firing from Pimpal border outpost on their side of the LoC, while the Indian soldiers killed or injured were deployed at Goga-2 border outpost on the Indian side in Bhattal area of Chhamb sector.

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