Army JCO Killed in Heavy Shelling by Pakistan Troops Along LoC

An official said, “A JCO was killed in unprovoked Pakistani firing, shelling in Nowshera sector of Rajouri.”

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Subedar Sukhdev Singh, a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) of the Indian Army was killed in heavy shelling by Pakistan’s troops along the Line of Control in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, 5 October, reported news agencies, citing officials.

This was the fourth fatal casualty in ceasefire violations by Pakistan in the past five days, reported PTI.

Hindustan Times quoted a spokesperson of the Indian Army as saying:

“Subedar Sukhdev Singh lost his life in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Nowshera sector of Rajouri, Jammu and Kashmir yesterday.”   

According to PTI, the officials said: “A JCO was killed in unprovoked Pakistani firing and shelling in Nowshera sector of Rajouri.”

Earlier, on Monday, according to PTI, a defence spokesperson had said Pakistani troops opened fire and shelled mortars in forward areas in two sectors along the LoC in the twin districts of Rajouri and Poonch.

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