Soldier on LoC killed in Pakistani firing

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Jammu, Oct 3 (IANS) A soldier was killed on Tuesday in sniper fire from across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, police said.

During patrolling, Naik Mohinder Chenjung, deployed at Chera forward post in Mendhar sector of the LoC, was killed by a sniper shot from the Pakistan side at around 1 a.m., a police officer said.

Two civilians were killed and 12 others injured in ceasefire violations by Pakistan on the LoC in Poonch district on Monday.

–IANS

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