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Army JCO killed, civilian injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K’s Poonch

The junior commanding officer was injured in the firing and was taken to a military hospital, where he succumbed to the injuries, officials said.

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Jammu: A junior commissioned officer (JCO) of the army was killed and a civilian injured as Pakistani troops shelled and fired on forward posts and villages along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district on Thursday, officials said.

The unprovoked ceasefire violation took place in Qasba and Kirni sectors in the district, the officials said.

The JCO was injured in the firing at around 1.30 pm and was taken to a military hospital, where he succumbed to the injuries, they said.

The civilian, Mohmmad Rashid has been shifted to GMC hospital in Jammu for specialised treatment, the officials said.


Also read: Pakistan summons senior Indian diplomat over alleged ceasefire violations along LoC


 

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