Soldier Killed today In Pak Firing In Poonch

An Army soldier was killed on today morning in Pakistani firing along the Line of Control in Krishna Ghati (KG) sector of Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district.

“Gur Sevak Singh of 22 Sikh regiment was martyred in Pakistan firing (on Sunday),” defence sources told IANS in Jammu, adding that the ceasefire violation also continues in Balnoi area of the district.

At least four places came under indiscriminate shelling and firing which started at 8.40 a.m. to target civil and defence facilities in the area, a police official said here.

“Indian Army has effectively retaliated using same calibre weapons, shelling and firing exchanges is still on,” he said.

Sunday’s violation on the border came after a lull of two days when an uneasy calm prevailed on the LoC and the International Border.

 

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