Soldier injured in Pakistani firing

Soldier injured in Pakistani firing

An Indian soldier was injured Friday in firing by the Pakistan Army on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu district.

A senior police officer told IANS here that the Pakistanis violated the ceasefire in Akhnoor sector using small arms and automatics.

"A soldier, Havaldar Suresh Kumar of 3 Naga regiment, was injured in the Pakistan firing," the officer said. He was moved to the army hospital at Akhnoor town.

The Pakistani firing started at 4 p.m. The Chakla border outpost on the Indian side was targeted.

Friday's firing took place after the LoC and the international border in Jammu and Kashmir remained calm for more than a fortnight.

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