Armyman killed in LoC firing

An Army spokesperson said that Pakistani troops initiated unprovoked firing on Army posts in Krishna Ghati sector The Army retaliated effectively, he added.

By: Express News Service | Jammu | Published:August 13, 2017 3:35 am
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A Junior Commissioned Officer of the Indian Army and a woman were killed in Poonch district as Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing and mortar shelling from across the Line of Control on Saturday.

An Army spokesperson said that Pakistani troops initiated unprovoked firing on Army posts in Krishna Ghati sector. The Army retaliated effectively, he added. Naib Subedar Jagram Singh Tomar was injured and later succumbed to his injuries. One Raqia Bi of Gohlad Kalran in Mendhar sector was also killed.

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