Published On: Tue, Jun 11th, 2019

Soldier martyred in Pakistan’s LoC ceasefire violation in Poonch

Jammu: A soldier was martyred when Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation on the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, a defence official said on Tuesday.

The incident took place about about 5 pm on Monday

Defence Ministry spokesman, Lieutenant Colonel Devender Anand said the incident took place about about 5 pm on Monday.

“In the incident, Lance Naik Mohammad Jawed, 28, was critically injured and later succumbed to his injuries. He was from Khagaria district in Bihar,” Anand added.

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