Army man killed as India-Pak armies trade gunfire along LoC in Rajouri

SRINAGAR: An Army man was killed as the armies of India and Pakistan on Monday morning exchanged heavy gunfire along Line of Control (LoC) in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district.

Official sources told news agency KNO that on Monday morning at around 5 AM, Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked firing in Kalal area of Nowshera sector and fired heavy mortar shelling and small arms.

“Unprovoked firing and shelling by Pakistan Army was retaliated befittingly by Indian Army, resulting in a fierce exchange of both gunfire and mortar shelling between the two sides,” sources said.

Intermittent firing and was shelling was going on in the area when the report was last filed.

Meanwhile, sources said that an Army man was killed in the firing.

“An army man received injuries during the shelling following which he succumbed to his injuries,” they said.


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