Srinagar, July 30: An Army jawan killed when Pakistani troops fired a snapper round on Wednesday evening in Krishnagati sector of Poonch district of Jammu, Jammu based defence spokesman, Lt Col Manish Mehta, told Mail Today.
He said Pakistani troops fired single round snapper shot at about 6:15 p.m killing the jawan.
Sepoy Rachpal Singh was critically injured in sniper fire by Pakistani troops at a forward post in Poonch along the Line of Control last night, a police officer said on Thursday.
Singh, who belonged to 22-Sikh unit, later succumbed to his injuries. He was guarding Parvinder post when the incident occurred.
This is the third incident of sniper attack by Pakistani troops along the LoC this month. Two BSF jawans were killed in similar incidents along LoC in Kashmir Valley.
There were two other incidents of ceasefire violations along LoC in the Valley on Wednesday.
2015 Kashmir Despatch