Army officer, civilian killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Rampur

Pakistan violated the ceasefire in Rampur secto of Jammu and Kashmir, resulting in the death of a junior commissioned officer (JCO), sources said.

Press Trust of India December 25, 2019 20:47:44 IST
Army officer, civilian killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Rampur
  • Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing in Hajipeer area of Uri around 11.30 am on Wednesday, the sources said

  • Pakistan also violated the ceasefire in nearby Rampur sector, resulting in the death of a junior commissioned officer (JCO), the sources said

  • They said some of the shells fired by Pakistan landed in civilian areas, resulting in injuries to two civilians, one of whom succumbed to injuries

Srinagar: An army officer and a civilian were killed on Wednesday in an unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops along the LoC in Rampur sector of Jammu and Kashmir, official sources said.

Army officer civilian killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Jammu and Kashmirs Rampur

Representational image. of Indian Army. Reuters

Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing in Hajipeer area of Uri around 11.30 am on Wednesday, the sources said. Pakistan also violated the ceasefire in nearby Rampur sector, resulting in the death of a junior commissioned officer (JCO), the sources said.

They said some of the shells fired by Pakistan landed in civilian areas, resulting in injuries to two civilians including a woman in Churunda village. Naseema (23), succumbed to splinter injuries, they said.

The Indian army personnel responded to the ceasefire violation in adequate measure, the sources said.

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