Soldier wounded in sniper fire

Srinagar: A soldier was shot at and injured today by a sniper from Pakistan Rangers in Poonch sector of Jammu region.

Officials told Kashmir Reader that Lance Naik Jitender Kumar of 12 JAT regiment suffered injuries when a sniper from 801 Mujahideen Battalion of the Pakistan army fired single shot at him from across the Line of Control in Poonch district around 10 am today. The soldier was removed to the army’s 425 field regiment hospital. More details awaited.