Pak soldier killed in Indian firing across LoC: Army

Islamabad: A Pakist-ani soldier was killed in “unprovoked firing” by Indian troops along the Line of Control (LoC), the army said on Thursday. Sepoy Zaheer Ahmed was killed in Thub Sector due to “unprovoked firing by Indian troops,” army spokesman Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor said in a statement. Pakistan troops “retaliated effectively and engaged enemy’s posts involved in unprovoked firing,” he added. The fallen soldier belongs to Sultanpur area of Bhimber district in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. (Agencies)