In Jammu and Kashmir, an army soldier attained martyrdom as Pakistani Army Troops violated ceasefire along the LoC in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district in the wee hours today.
AIR Jammu Correspondent reports that the martyred soldier has been identified as Havaldar Patil Sangram Shivaji. The development has come two days after four heavily armed JeM terrorists were killed in an encounter on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway at Ban Toll Plaza in Nagrota in the outskirts of Jammu.
The unprovoked firing from across the LoC in Lam area of Nowshera sector took place around 1 AM, resulting in critical injuries to the martyred havaldar, who died later.
Meanwhile, India has summoned the Charge d’Affaires of the Pakistan High Commission in Delhi to lodge a strong protest against the Nagrota encounter where four terrorists were killed.
GOC White Knight Corps and all ranks saluted the brave heart Havaldar Patil Sangram Shivaji offered condolences to his family.