Army man killed, another injured in Rajouri border firing

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 11/22/2020 10:58:52 AM

Two women injured in shelling at Poonch

JAMMU, Nov 21: An Army man was killed while another sustained injuries during cross-border firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Lam Sub Sector of Nowshera in Rajouri district.
Officials told that the Army man who lost his life is of the rank of Havaldar while the injured is of the rank of Naik.
Officials said that cross-border firing on Line of Control took place in Lam forward area in which two Army men were injured.
“One of the injured Army man of the rank of Havaldar succumbed to his injuries,” the officials added.
Earlier in the day, Pakistan Army resorted to an unprovoked ceasefire violation on the line of control (LoC) in the same sector. In the incident, Hav Patil Sangram Shivaji, an Indian Army soldier from Kolhapur in Maharashtra, was critically injured and later succumbed to his injuries. "Hav Patil Sangram Shivaji was a brave, highly motivated and sincere soldier.
The nation will always remain indebted to him for his supreme sacrifice and devotion to duty," Lt Col Devender Anand said in an official statement. On the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday, Pakistan Rangers had violated ceasefire in the Hiranagar sector in the Kathua district.
POONCH: Two women hailing from Bagyal Dhara village have suffered injuries during the cross-border shelling in Poonch sector, officials said on Saturday.
Officials told that Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation in Poonch sector by firing shells on villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch sector.
They added that two women were injured in firing and shelling in Degwar Teriyan village, who have been identified as 18-year-old Mansha Bi, daughter of Shamas Din and 40-year-old Sakina Bi, wife of Nazam Din.
Both the injured are presently undergoing treatment in Poonch district hospital, they said.



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