Indian Army officer, BSF trooper killed, 3 others injured in ‘Pak firing’

MS Nazki

Poonch, Jammu & Kashmir: Two Indian troopers were killed and three others including an army officer received serious injuries after Pakistani forces allegedly attacked several posts in border district of Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir.

A police official told news agency GNS that Pakistani forces targeted some posts along Line Of Control (LoC) in Krishana Ghati sector today morning. A team of  Border Security Force (BSF) 200 bn and army’s 22 Sikh Regiment housing the posts namely ‘Kranti -1’  in the area and are guarding the fence when they were fired upon heavily with motor shells and rockets from the other side.

In the incident, three army men including a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) and two BSF men received serious injuries, he said.

All the injured were immediately evacuated to the army hospital where JCO Subedar Paramjeet Singh and a BSF trooper Havaldar Pram Sagar succumbed to injuries. (GNS)

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