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BSF soldier killed in ceasefire violation in Jammu and Kashmir

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: May 15, 2018, 08:35 AM IST

Devender Kumar, BSF constable, who lost his life in a ceasefire violation by Pakistan Army in Samba sector Photograph:(ANI)

A Border Security Force (BSF) soldier was killed in a ceasefire violation by Pakistan Army in Samba sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday morning, news agency ANI reports.

The deceased has been identified as Devender Kumar, the report added.

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The constable lost his life in a ceasefire violation by Pakistan Army.

Recent times have seen a spurt in cross-border infiltration with many such attacks.

On May 11 a policeman lost his life in a militant attack that took place in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district earlier today.

Constable Shamim Ahmad was reported injured when militants opened fire at a guard post in Wadwan village in the valley. Shamim was moved to the nearest hospital but succumbed to injuries.