One BSF jawan martyred as Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K’s Poonch


The bus carrying personnel of the Jammu and Kashmir Armed Police came under fire from the terrorists in the evening.

He said the injured policemen were hospitalized, where one of the critically injured succumbed to injuries.

“Terrorists fired at a police bus in Zeewan, on the outskirts of Srinagar”. The three injured cops have been identified as constable Mehraj-ud-din, head constable Abdul Hamid and head constable Shabir Ahmad.

A police spokesman said four policemen were injured in the militant attack.

The militant outfit, Lashkar-e-Toiba, has claimed responsibility for the attack.

“The militants fired from AK-47 rifles on the police vehicle for some minutes”.

A Border Security Force jawan was also yesterday killed in sniper firing by Pakistani troops from across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district.

A senior police official said that a BSF Assistant Sub-Inspector was killed when Pakistan Army violated ceasefire in Barnoi area of the LoC in Poonch at around 6:30 pm.

Martyr Kamaljit Singh (50), had joined BSF in 1988 and hailed from Malkana village in Bhatinda district of Punjab. “In this hour of grief, Border Security Force stands in solidarity with the bereaved family of the martyr and remains committed,”? said a BSF spokesperson?

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