JCO killed, civilian injured along LoC in Poonch

JCO killed, civilian injured along LoC in Poonch


Poonch, Nov 26 : A Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) of the Army was killed while a civilian was injured in cross-border firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district areas on Thursday evening.

Officials told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that a Subedar ranked JCO of the army was injured after the Pakistan Army targeted Indian Army posts on LoC.

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“The injured official was shifted to Army hospital in Udhampur where he succumbed to his injuries,” they said.

A civilian identified as Muhammad Rashid Ahmed from Kirni village was also injured in firing who has been hospitalized in Poonch.

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Meanwhile, the exchange of fire between both the armies was going on when the report was last filed—(KNO)


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