Published On: Sat, Jan 13th, 2018

Soldier martyred in Pakistan firing on LoC in J&K’s Rajouri

Jammu: In an unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan on the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district on Saturday an Indian soldier was martyred.

Indian positions retaliated effectively and strongly

Defence Ministry sources said Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked firing at Indian positions on the Line of Control in Rajouri’s Sunderbani sector.

“Indian positions retaliated effectively and strongly. However, one soldier, Lance Naik Yogesh Muralidhar Bhadane, was injured. He was taken to a hospital but succumbed to his critical injuries,” said defence sources.

The martyred soldier belonged to Maharashtra, sources said.

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