Army major, BSF jawan injured in Pak shelling in J&K


An Army major and a BSF jawan were injured as Pakistani troops shelled forward posts and civilian areas along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said Thursday. The Pakistan army violated ceasefire for a third consecutive day Thursday, inviting a strong retaliation from Indian forces, they said.

“One Army Major and a constable of BSF were injured as Pakistani troops violated ceasefire in Tarkundi forward area of Balakote sector late Thursday,” an Army officer said.

Both of them were shifted to 166 Military hospital at Jammu and their condition is stated to be stable, the officials said.

The incident happened in forward post of ‘3 BUMP’ at around I pm. According to sources, the duo was reportedly injured in sniping. Read More

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