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Jawan killed in Pakistan shelling along LoC in J&K’s Rajouri

Army soldiers patrol near the LoC in Nowshera sector.

Army soldiers patrol near the LoC in Nowshera sector.  

The ceasefire violation took place in Nowshera sector.

An Army jawan was killed when Pakistani troops resorted to firing and shelling along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district on October 11, a defence spokesperson said.

“Today, the ceasefire violation took place in Nowshera sector from 5.50 am to 7.30 am,” he said.

During the firing and shelling by the Pakistan troops, one injured jawan, identified as Naik Subash Thapa, 25, was evacuated to the Military Command Hospital Udhampur, but later succumbed to injuries, the spokesperson said.

Two jawans were also injured in the Pakistani shelling in Akhnoor sector of Jammu district, officials said.

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