Former sarpanch shot at by terrorists in J&K's Srinagar, injured

Former Qazigund sarpanch Nazir Ahmad Shah was injured in firing by terrorists here in Panzath village. 

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Jul 18, 2017, 13:25 PM IST
Former sarpanch shot at by terrorists in J&K's Srinagar, injured
Army soldier patrol near LoC

Srinagar: Former Qazigund sarpanch Nazir Ahmad Shah was injured in firing by terrorists here in Panzath village. The incident took place on Monday night. His condition is said to be stable.

Earlier on Monday, an Army personnel was injured in a ceasefire violation carried out by Pakistan in the Uri Sector.

The Indian Army had also confirmed the death of a soldier during ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops in Jammu's Bhimber Gali Sector. The deceased soldier was identified as Naik Muddasar Ahmed.

In the fire exchange, Ahmed was grievously injured when mortar shells landed on his bunker. He was evacuated to the MI room where he succumbed to his injuries.

On July 12, two soldiers were killed after Pakistan violated ceasefire in Kupwara Sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

On July 9, the Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch sector along the LoC.

(With Agency inputs)