Jammu: An Army soldier, who was injured in India-Pakistani cross firing along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, succumbed to injuries at a military hospital Jammu, a defence spokesman said today.
His death raised the number of persons killed in over 650 firing incidents in the state this year to 31, including 16 forces personnel.
Havildar Charanjeet Singh (42) suffered bullet injuries in the cross LoC firing in the Sunderbani sector on April 17. He was evacuated and provided intensive medical care in a military hospital.
Hailing from Kalsian village of Nowshera in Rajouri district, the soldier succumbed to his injuries yesterday. (Agencies)