National

Soldier killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire in Keran sector

A file picture of jawans conducting a search operation in Keran Sector of Jammu and Kashmir.   | Photo Credit: PTI

A soldier was killed as Pakistani troops opened fire at an Army patrol along the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.

An Army official said that “necessary and adequate” response has been given to the Pakistani firing.

“Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing along the LoC in the early hours today. One soldier was injured in the incident,” the Army official said.

The injured jawan was airlifted to a hospital in Srinagar where he succumbed to injuries.

This article is closed for comments.
Please Email the Editor

Printable version | Oct 24, 2020 2:43:24 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/soldier-killed-as-pakistan-violates-ceasefire-in-keran-sector/article19720430.ece

Next Story