Army man injured in Pak firing, succumbs

Jammu: An army man injured in Pakistan firing along the Line of Control in  Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, has succumbed to his injuries, sources said.

Earlier, three officers among five Army men were injured when Pakistani army resorted to mortar shelling and targeting forward posts along the LoC in Poonch district.

“Pakistan army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing from 7 am today along the Line of Control (LoC) in Krishna Ghati sector using small arms, automatics and mortars,” an Army officer said.

Indian Army retaliated strongly, effectively and proportionately to the unprovoked cease fire violation, he said.

In the firing and shelling, 5 Army men including 3 officers were injured, the police officials said.


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