Army man killed in cross-LoC sniper attack in Tanghdar

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Srinagar

An army soldier was killed  in a sniper attack across the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir Kupwara district on Monday.

An official said that Pakistan Rangers in “violation of ceasefire” opened the sniper fire upon the army posts of 20 Jat at Jal LP post along the LoC in Tanghdar today wee hours. In the incident, a soldier was injured and airlifted to army’s 92-base hospital at Badamibagh here, an official said.

The injured later at around 3: 30 pm succumbed to injuries, an army officer confirmed to GNS.

He identified the deceased as identified as Sepoy Pushpendra Singh of Mathura, Uttar Pradesh.

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