An Indian Army jawan was martyred on Saturday in a ceasefire violation by Pakistani Army in Rajouri sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, according to Army, as per PTI. The Pakistani army started unprovoked firing on Indian posts at around 1.30 pm today, CNN news18 reported. The martyred jawan hailed from Ajout village in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district.
The 35-year-old jawan from border district of Poonch in J&K, was hit during the firing and shelling by the Pakistani troops on the Indian forward posts, the spokesman said, according to PTI. The Indian Army also retaliated strongly and effectively,” he added. Pakistani fired along the LoC in Balakote, Panjgrian, Naika and Manjakote areas. Naseer is survived by his wife Wasim Akhtar, as per PTI report. “The nation will always remain indebted to him for the supreme sacrifice and devotion to duty,” the spokesman added.
On July 12, two Jawans were martyred in sniper fire by the Pakistani Army in Keran sector of north Kashmir and on July 8, two civilians were killed and some others injured when Pakistani Army violated ceasefire violation along the LoC in the Poonch district, the report added.
Earlier in the day, a CRPF jawan was also injured in a grenade attack by terrorists on a security forces’ patrolling party in Kulgam district of Kashmir, police said, as per Times of India. The terrorists hurled hand grenade at around 5 pm today. However, police said the jawan was taken to a hospital in Srinagar and his condition was stable, the report added.