Rajouri, June 11 (GNS): An army soldier was killed and a policeman, on leave, was injured in alleged firing by Pakistan army along the line of control in Rajouri district of Jammu, officials said on Thursday.
They said that armies of India and Pakistan on Wednesday night exchanged gunfire along the line of control (LOC) at Manjakote sector in the district.
“One army soldier of 14 Punjab regiment identified as Naik Gurcharan Singh was killed and policemen identified as Namitullah son of Faiz Alam suffered injuries at Rajdhani village of Manjakote,” they told GNS. (GNS)
Militants Escape After Gunfight in BudgamSrinagar, June 11(GNS): Militants managed to escape after a nocturnal gunfight which broke out between them and government forces in Pathanpora area of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Thursday.
Reports said a joint team of Police, Army and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Pathanpora. As the joint team encircled the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off an encounter. However, militants managed to flee taking advantage of darkness, they said. Police in a tweet had also confirmed exchange of the initial fire between militants and the joint team of forces . (GNS)