BSF jawan injured in LoC firing dies
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Last Updated: Sunday, December 20, 2009, 16:05
Jammu: The BSF jawan, who was injured in cross-border firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, succumbed to his injures last evening.

One of the three jawans injured in the firing, Mukesh Chand of 47th Battalion of BSF succumbed to his injuries in the Army hospital in Poonch last evening, Army officials said.

Pakistani troops intermittently fired on Kranti Post in Mendhar sector between 10:30 hours and 11:00 hours yesterday and injured three jawans they said, adding, Indian troops did not retaliate.

While Mukesh succumbed to injuries, the other two Pawan Kumar and S Jogi were said to be out of danger.

There have been 27 incidents of such ceasefire violations till November 25 by Pakistan along the Line of Control, Army sources said.

During the last four years there have been 128 incidents of ground ceasefire and 43 air space violations by Pakistan, they said.


First Published: Sunday, December 20, 2009, 16:05

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