JAMMU: An Army man who was injured in Pakistani firing along the LoC in Rajouri district, succumbed to injuries at a military hospital here, a defence spokesperson said on Saturday.
His death raised the number of persons killed in over 650 ceasefire violations by Pakistan in the state this year to 31, including 16 security personnel.
Havildar Charanjeet Singh (42) suffered bullet injuries in the unprovoked Pakistani firing on army posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Sunderbani sector on April 17, the spokesperson said. He was evacuated and provided intensive medical care in a military hospital.
He said Singh, hailing from Kalsian village of Nowshera in Rajouri district, succumbed to his injuries on Friday despite all out efforts by doctors to save his life.