Army foils two infiltration bids, jawan killed in encounter at KG sector

Sources said the Pakistani troops were targeting forward Indian positions in Salotri and Sagra areas of KG Sector since 7 am.

By: Express News Service | Jammu | Updated: November 6, 2016 2:27 pm
loc-759 Sources said the Pakistani troops were targeting forward Indian positions in Salotri and Sagra areas of KG Sector since 7 am. (file photo)

An Army jawan was killed on Sunday during an encounter with terrorists who were trying to crossover to the Indian side of the border from Pakistan-Occupied-Kashmir. Troops posted along LoC foiled two infiltration bids in Krishna Ghati Sector. They noticed suspicious movement near the Line of Control and challenged the infiltrators, who opened fire. In the ensuring firefight, 23-year-old Sepoy Gursewak Singh of 22 Sikh regiment suffered a gunshot wound and succumbed to his injuries. He hails from warana village in Amritsar and is survived by his father Shri Balvinder singh.

After a brief lull in cross-border firing along the Line of Control in Jammu region, Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked mortar shelling Sunday morning. Sources said the Pakistani troops were targeting forward Indian positions in Salotri and Sagra areas of KG Sector since 7 am. The Indian Army was retaliating, they said.

On November 2, Pakistan had resorted to firing along the LoC was in BG sector. A day earlier, eight civilians were killed in unprovoked mortar shelling from across the border in Arnia and Rajouri respectively. In retaliatory fire, the BSF said that it destroyed 14 Pakistani posts opposite Arnia sector, besides causing heavy casualties among Rangers. Some civilians on the Pakistani side too were killed.

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    Yakobi
    Nov 6, 2016 at 7:49 am
    Ask your hindou hor ney mother, she knows her b ed fellow very well. hindou child of a pa sser by.
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      Jameel
      Nov 6, 2016 at 4:56 am
      India must pressurize stan to demilitarize POK as per UN resolution or start war to liberate POK. Right end of war, meanwhile India must kill Old ugly faced Gillani and other separatists. India must understand that road of peace comes thru war. Use Baluchistan card like 1971 Bangladesh card. There was peace after 1965 and 1971 but in 1987 stan got chance of proxy wars which was successful in Afghanistan against Russia and since then stan is using proxy war against Indialt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;No need to write story of “THIRSTY CROW” After kargil war 1999 India had the full right to repeat 1965 or 1971 but BJP politician missed the chance. stan has been thrashing giant Indian thru proxy war since 1987 and Indian must understand that stan will never be their friend or good neighbor.lt;br/gt;Support Baloch freedom fighters and same is in interest of India and Afghanistan, India also must abrogate IWT and no more fooling that stan is isolated. Break stan free Baluchistan
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        Jameel
        Nov 6, 2016 at 4:55 am
        stan wants war and stan knows that we are a soft state
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          Jameel
          Nov 6, 2016 at 6:24 am
          India must pressurize stan to demilitarize POK as per UN resolution or start war to liberate POK. Right end of war, meanwhile India must kill Old ugly faced Gillani and other separatists. India must understand that road of peace comes thru war. Use Baluchistan card like 1971 Bangladesh card. There was peace after 1965 and 1971 but in 1987 stan got chance of proxy wars which was successful in Afghanistan against Russia and since then stan is using proxy war against Indialt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;No need to write story of “THIRSTY CROW” After kargil war 1999 India had the full right to repeat 1965 or 1971 but BJP politician missed the chance. stan has been thrashing giant Indian thru proxy war since 1987 and Indian must understand that stan will never be their friend or good neighbor.lt;br/gt;Support Baloch freedom fighters and same is in interest of India and Afghanistan, India also must abrogate IWT and no more fooling that stan is isolated. Break stan free Baluchistan
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            avi
            Nov 6, 2016 at 6:47 am
            High time Indian Army destroys a few more Porki posts.
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              avi
              Nov 6, 2016 at 6:50 am
              Who are you another Mot..r Fu...er on Porki payroll ???
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                DD
                Nov 6, 2016 at 5:21 am
                stan will be divided into 4 pieces.lt;br/gt;insha allah.lt;br/gt;.... lt;br/gt;allah ki yahi marzi hai hai..lt;br/gt;Ameen..lt;br/gt;''''''''
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                  hamid
                  Nov 6, 2016 at 7:41 am
                  Till we don't destroy Pigistan, this problem will continue. Peace is not possible as long as Pigstan exists.
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