Kashmir: One jawan killed, another injured as Army foils infiltration bid in Tangdhar sector

This development comes hours after two ceasefire violations by Pakistan, one in RS Pura and Arnia sectors in Jammu and the other in in KG Sector of Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 28, 2016 4:52 pm

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A jawan was killed and another injured on Thursday as Army foiled an infiltration bid in Tangdhar sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir. “An infiltration bid was foiled in Tangdhar as troops intercepted a group of terrorists attempting to infiltrate,” an army official said. He said in the ensuing gunfight, one soldier was killed
while another was injured. “The injured soldier has been evacuated,” he said.

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The official said the operation was in progress and further details were awaited. This development comes hours after two ceasefire violations by Pakistan, one in RS Pura and Arnia sectors in Jammu and the other in in KG Sector of Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir. The Army said today it is responding effectively.

Ever since India carried out surgical strikes across LoC on terror launch pads, there have been over 40 ceasefire violations by Pakistan.

(With PTI inputs)