Army soldier, porter killed as India, Pakistan armies trade fire along LoC in Poonch

An army official said that Pakistan army resorted to heavy firing along the LoC in Krishna Ghati sector of the district today afternoon.

Sumit Bhargav
Rajouri, Publish Date: Oct 12 2017 3:31PM | Updated Date: Oct 12 2017 3:31PM
Army soldier, porter killed as India, Pakistan armies trade fire along LoC in PoonchArmy soldier, porter killed as India, Pakistan armies trade fire along LoC in Poonch

An army soldier and a civilian porter working with the army were killed as the armies of India and Pakistan clashed along the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

An army official said that Pakistan army resorted to heavy firing along the LoC in Krishna Ghati sector of the district today afternoon.

He said an army soldier and a porter were killed in the firing.

“Indian army is effectively retaliating to the firing,” he said.

The identity of the slain was not immediately established.