Armed Pak intruder killed along LoC: Army

Armed Pak intruder killed along LoC: Army

Jammu: Army on Tuesday killed a heavily-armed Pakistani intruder along the Line of Control (LoC) in Akhnoor sector here, officials said. “An armed intruder was noticed trying to infiltrate into this side in Pallanwalla area of Akhnoor sector and was challenged by the alert Army personnel,” an Army officer said. He said the intruder opened […]

Anti-mine boots procured for troops in forward posts: Army commander

Anti-mine boots procured for troops in forward posts: Army commander

Jammu: The Army has procured special anti-mine boots for troops deployed along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir with twin aims of facilitating domination of the landmine-infested forward areas and hot pursuit of militants if necessary, a top Army officer said. As part of the counter-infiltration grid, the soldiers have to get into […]

Two soldiers killed by Pak snipers along LoC

Two soldiers killed by Pak snipers along LoC

Jammu: An Army soldier was killed Sunday by a Pakistani sniper along the Line of Control in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said, the third fatal casualty due to sniping from across the border in three days. The soldier, manning a forward post in Kalal area of Noushera sector, was shot by a […]

‘IAF alive to emerging threats in neighbourhood’

‘IAF alive to emerging threats in neighbourhood’

NEW DELHI: The Indian Air Force is “very much alive” to emerging threats that could arise in the Indo Pacific region, Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa said Sunday, and asserted that his force was prepared to deal with any challenge to protect India’s national interests. He also said there is cause for concern over […]

Army soldier killed in Rajouri

Army soldier killed in Rajouri

Jammu: An Army soldier was killed Saturday in sniper fire by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, a defence spokesperson said. This was the second sniper attack along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir in as many days. An Army porter lost his life in a […]

BSF trooper injured in cross border fire

BSF trooper injured in cross border fire

Jammu: A BSF trooper was injured when Pakistani troops fired at Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in J&K’s Rajouri district on Friday, officials said. Pakistani personnel targeted forward posts along the LoC in the Manajakote sector around 0930 hours. A trooper of the Border Security Force (BSF) was injured in the firing, […]

‘Pak soldier killed in Indian firing’

‘Pak soldier killed in Indian firing’

Islamabad: A Pakistani soldier was killed in “unprovoked firing” by Indian troops along the Line of Control (LoC), the army said on Thursday. Sepoy Zaheer Ahmed was killed in Thub Sector due to “unprovoked firing by Indian troops,” army spokesman Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor said in a statement. Pakistan troops “retaliated effectively and engaged enemy’s […]

Soldier injured in sniper fire in Rajouri

Soldier injured in sniper fire in Rajouri

Jammu: An Army soldier was injured on Tuesday in sniper fire from Pakistan’s side of the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, officials said. The soldier was hit by a bullet fired from across the border at Kalal in Noushera sector and was immediately evacuated to hospital, they said. The incident […]

Pak summons Indian diplomat to condemn ‘unprovoked firing’

Pak summons Indian diplomat to condemn ‘unprovoked firing’

Islamabad: Pakistan on Saturday summoned India’s Deputy High Commissioner J P Singh and condemned the “unprovoked firing” on the Line of Control by Indian troops that killed a woman. Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal summoned Singh and “condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations” by the Indian forces, the Foreign Office said. Faisal said that the firing […]

BSF holds talks with people living along IB

BSF holds talks with people living along IB

Jammu: To build a better coordination with people residing along the International Border (IB), the BSF Saturday organised a public meeting at its headquarters here and discussed various issues pertaining to border management, especially during “ceasefire violations” by Pakistan. Over 250 public personalities from various border areas, including Arnia, R S Pura, Marh, Ghajansu, Pargwal, […]

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