Army porter, intruder from Pak. killed on LoC

May 28, 2017 09:00 pm | Updated 10:31 pm IST - Srinagar

A sus pected militant and a porter were killed in two separate incidents on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday.

The Pakistan Army resorted to firing in Kupwara’s Keran Sector on Saturday night.

“The ceasefire violation resulted in the death of one Army porter and injuries to another,” said an Army official.

According to an Army spokesman, the injured was shifted to hospital.

The body of the porter was handed over to his relatives. In the Pir Panchal Valley’s Poonch district, an intruder was shot dead by Army personnel manning the LoC.

Army version

A Jammu-based defence spokesman, Lieutenant- Colonel Manish Mehta, said the incident took place around 2.30 a.m.

“Alert troops opened fire after noticing suspicious movement on the LoC in the Krishna Ghati sector. The intruder was killed in ambush. His identity is yet to be ascertained,” said the Army officer.

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