Soldier killed in LoC ceasefire violation

Source: India Abroad News Service

Jammu, June 11 (IANS) A soldier was killed when Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation on the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, a defence official said on Tuesday.

Defence Ministry spokesman, Lieutenant Colonel Devender Anand said the incident took place about about 5 p.m. on Monday.

“In the incident, Lance Naik Mohammad Jawed, 28, was critically injured and later succumbed to his injuries. He was from Khagaria district in Bihar,” Anand added.

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