Srinagar: An army soldier was killed and a policeman, on leave, was injured in alleged firing by the Pakistan army along the line of control in Rajouri district of Jammu, officials said on Thursday.
They said that armies of India and Pakistan on Wednesday night exchanged gunfire along the line of control (LOC) at Manjakote sector in the district.
“One army soldier of 14 Punjab regiment identified as Naik Gurcharan Singh was killed and policemen identified as Namitullah son of Faiz Alam suffered injuries at Rajdhani village of Manjakote,” they said.
Meanwhile, Tehsildar Manjakote Choudhary Sageer told a local news gathering agency Global News Service that a team of officials has been deputed to the area to access the losses caused by cross border shelling and firing. (GNS)