Soldier injured in Pakistani firing

Soldier injured in Pakistani firing

8Jammu, Nov 7 (IANS) An Indian soldier was injured Friday in firing by the Pakistan Army on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu district.

A senior police officer told IANS here that the Pakistanis violated the ceasefire in Akhnoor sector using small arms and automatics.

“A soldier, Havaldar Suresh Kumar of 3 Naga regiment, was injured in the Pakistan firing,” the officer said. He was moved to the army hospital at Akhnoor town.

The Pakistani firing started at 4 p.m. The Chakla border outpost on the Indian side was targeted.

Friday’s firing took place after the LoC and the international border in Jammu and Kashmir remained calm for more than a fortnight.

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