BSF jawan killed in ceasefire violation in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara

A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper has been killed in Pakistan ceasefire violation in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.

IANS February 21, 2018 09:36:38 IST
BSF jawan killed in ceasefire violation in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara

Srinagar: A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper has been killed in Pakistan ceasefire violation in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.

BSF spokesman said the Pakistan Army had resorted to sniper firing in Tangdhar area of the Line of Control (LoC) on Tuesday.

"Constable SK Murmu deployed at forward defence location (FDL) on the LoC, was hit in the firing. He was shifted to army's base hospital in Srinagar where he succumbed to his injuries late on Tuesday," he said.

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