New Delhi: An army jawan was killed and three others were seriously injured during unprovoked ceasefire violation by the Pakistan Army along the line of control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.
According to sources, Pakistani forces Pakistan resorted to heavy firing and shelling in Shahpur-Kerni sector on Saturday night, drawing strong retaliation by the Indian Army.
Four Indian Army personnel were injured in the Pakistani firing and were immediately evacuated to hospital, where one of them died due to injuries, the officials said.
This is the third casualty in the Pakistani firing and shelling on forward posts and villages in the twin districts of Poonch and Rajouri this month.
This morning, Pakistan fired mortars and other weapons in Rampur Sector in Baramulla. The army is giving a befitting response to Pakistan’s unprovoked firing.
On June 4, havaldar P Mathiazhagan fell to Pakistani firing in Sunderbani sector of Rajouri district, while on June 10, Naik Gurcharan Singh lost his life in a similar incident in Rajouri sector.
There is flare up along the line of control on both sides of Peerpanjal mountains. On Friday, a woman was killed and two other people were injured in Pakistani shelling in Uri sector of Baramulla district.