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Two army personnel killed in cross-LoC firing in J-K’s Rajouri

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Srinagar : Two army personnel were killed along the Line of Control (LoC) in Suderbani area o Rajouri, officials said here on Friday.

“Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked cease fire violation on the Line of Control (LoC) in Sunderbani Sector of District Rajouri on 27 November,” Lt Col Devender Anand, army’s Jammu based spokesman was quoted as saying by a local news gathering agency GNS. “Own troops responded immediately to the enemy fire. In the ensuing fire, two Jawans of the Indian Army Naik Prem Bahadur Khatri and Rifleman Sukhbir Singh got critically injured and later succumbed to their injuries.”

He said Naik Prem Bahadur Khatri and Rifleman Sukhbir Singh were brave, highly motivated and sincere soldiers. The incident comes a day after a JCO was killed and a civilian was injured on LoC in Poonch district. (GNS)

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