JCO killed in Nowgam sector

Baramulla: A Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) of army was killed during exchange of fire between the Indo-Pak army in Nowgam sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in the neighbouring Kupwara district.

The JCO, whose identity is not yet known, was killed when Pakistan troops allegedly violated ceasefire targeting army posts in the Nowgam sector, officials told Kashmir Reader. The army, they said returned fire triggering exchange of fire between the two arch rivals.

“A JCO has died after Pakistan army fired at our positions breaching the ceasefire agreement,” Lt Colonel Manish told Kashmir Reader.