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One soldier martyred as Pak violates ceasefire in J-K's Nowshera

News Agencies | Updated on: 31 December 2017, 16:05 IST
One soldier martyred as Pak violates ceasefire in J-K's Nowshera

An Indian soldier on Sunday lost his life in the ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir's Nowshera sector.

The Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked firing on Indian Army posts in Nowshera sector in the early hours today wherein the Indian Army retaliated strongly and effectively.

Amidst the firing, Jagsir Singh, 32-years-old, got grievously injured and later on succumbed to his injuries.

Singh belonged to Lohgarh village in Punjab and is survived by his wife Mohinder Pall Kaur, two daughters and one son.

Further details are awaited.

Earlier on Thursday, Pakistan violated ceasefire in Poonch's Khari Karmara in Jammu and Kashmir.

The Pakistan troops fired mortars, automatics and small arms, wherein, the Indian side retaliated effectively.

-ANI

 

First published: 31 December 2017, 15:59 IST
 
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