BSF jawan injured in LoC firing dies

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.

PTI



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

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