An army jawan was killed and three others were seriously injured during unprovoked ceasefire violation by the Pakistan Army along the line of control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.
According to sources, Pakistani forces Pakistan resorted to heavy firing and shelling in Shahpur-Kerni sector on Saturday night, drawing strong retaliation by the Indian Army.
In the incident, Sepoy Lungambui Abonmei and three other Army personnel were injured and were immediately evacuated to hospital. Lungambui Abonmei died during treatment, the officials said.
“Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation on the LoC in Poonch sector on Saturday (night). Own troops responded strongly to the enemy fire and in the incident, Sepoy Lungambui Abonmei was critically injured and later died due to his injuries,” a defence spokesman said.
He said sepoy Abonmei was a brave, highly motivated and a sincere soldier.