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.”
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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