Civilian killed in Pak Army firing along Loc in Rajouri


Jammu, December 27: A 55-year-old man was killed on Wednesday after Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district.

Defense spokesman told KNO that “at around 1200 hours, Pakistan army initiated unprovoked firing in Noushera sector, resulting in fatal casualty of one civilian, Bodhraj, a resident of Deeing villagle,” Jammu-based Army PRO Lt Col Devender Anand said.

He said Bodhraj sustained injuries in the firing and was immediately evacuated by the Army for medical aid, but succumbed to injuries. “Our troops replied to the Pakistani belligerence in a befitting manner,” the officer said.

The defense spokesman said that the Army authorities have promised all possible assistance and help to the family of the deceased.(KNO)


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