Pak troops target Indian posts along LoC

Srinagar/Jammu, Feb 22: Pakistani troops today fired at Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting Indian soldiers to retaliate, an Army official said.
The Pakistani troops opened unprovoked firing at Indian posts in the Hajipeer area of the Uri sector in Baramulla district this morning, the officials said.
He said Indian soldiers are retaliating the aggression from across the LoC effectively and in equal measure.
No casualties have been reported in the incident so far, he added.
Meanwhile the Indian Army today destroyed a Pakistani post along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, sources said.
The troops targeted the Pakistani post which was involved in a ceasefire violation in Mendhar sector of Poonch district, they said.
No casualties have been reported so far, the sources said.
A BSF jawan, injured in firing by Pakistani troops in Tangdhar sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, succumbed to injuries at a hospital here, officials said today.
S K Murmu was hit by a sniper fire from across the LoC in Tangdhar sector in Kupwara district, they said.
Murmu was airlifted to the Army’s 92 Base Hospital at Badamibagh Cantonment where he succumbed late last night, they added.