Soldier killed in sniper attack in Tanghdar

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Srinagar, Aug 13: An army soldier was killed in a ‘sniper fire’ by Pakistan Rangers at Tanghdar sector along the Line of Control in north Kashmir Kupwara district on Monday.
A police officer said that Pakistan Rangers in “violation of ceasefire” opened the sniper fire upon the army posts of 20 Jat at Jal LP post along the LoC in Tanghdar Monday wee hours. In the incident, a soldier was injured and airlifted to army’s 92-base hospital at Badamibagh here, the officer said.
The injured later at around 3: 30 pm succumbed to injuries, an army officer confirmed.
He identified the deceased as identified as Sepoy Pushpendra Singh of Mathura, Uttar Pradesh. (GNS)