Army jawan killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Sunderbani sector

Representative photo. Photograph:( PTI )

WION Web Team Srinagar Jul 30, 2019, 04.41 PM (IST)

One Army Jawan was killed on Tuesday after Pakistani troops violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Sunderbani sector in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.

The deceased jawan was identified as 34-year-old Naik Krishan Lal, a resident of Ghagriya village in Akhnoor. 

Pakistan also violated ceasefire in Tangdhar and Keran sector. Two Pakistani soldiers were killed in retaliatory action by the Indian Army, said officials. 

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On Sunday, three civilians including a 10-day-old baby sustained injuries in the ceasefire violation by Pakistan. The baby later succumbed to the injuries.

Meanwhile, two other civilians who were injured in the firing are now stable.

(With inputs from agencies)