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Army Jawan Killed Hours After India Expresses Concern Over Terrorist Movement at LoC

The ceasefire was violated in Poonch sector in the afternoon. A jawan suffered bullet injuries and was shifted to hospital where he succumbed to his wound later.

Mufti Islah | CNN-News18

Updated:March 9, 2017, 10:44 PM IST
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Army Jawan Killed Hours After India Expresses Concern Over Terrorist Movement at LoC
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Srinagar: An Army jawan was killed when Pakistan violated ceasefire barely hours after the Indian Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) expressed concern over militant movement across the Line of Control.

The ceasefire was violated in Poonch sector in the afternoon. A jawan suffered bullet injuries and was shifted to hospital where he succumbed to his wound later.

“Regret to inform that one soldier has been martyred in a ceasefire violation in Poonch sector today,” said an Army spokesman at Northern Command.

The ceasefire violation comes close on the heels of talks between Indian DGMO Lieutenant General AK Bhat and his Pakistani counterpart over the telephone. Lt Gen Bhat had expressed concerns over the movement of militants on the Pakistani side of the LoC.

Pakistan violated ceasefire after a brief lull given the simmering tensions on borders after surgical strikes last year.

Around 18 Army and BSF soldiers and 12 civilians were killed in different ceasefire violations on the Line of Control and International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir after surgical strikes in September last.

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