Soldier killed, another injured in Pak firing on LoC


An Indian soldier was killed and another was injured in Pakistan firing on the Line of Control (LoC) Friday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Jammu district, defence sources said.

Rifleman Jayadrath Singh was killed  in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Sunderbani sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday evening, reports said.

army sources said, the Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked firing on Indian Army posts in Sunderbani sector at around 6:00 p.m. to which the Indian Army retaliated strongly and effectively.

In the fire exchange, Rifleman Singh got grievously injured and succumbed to his injuries.

Singh (28), was a resident of Saharanpur district of Uttar Pradesh and is survived by his wife Mamta Devi.


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