Jammu: Encounter between security forces and terrorists underway in Watergam area of Baramulla district (J&K). One soldier martyred in Pakistan firing in Machhal sector, J&K. Watergam Encounter: 2 terrorists neutralised in J&K.
A soldier has been killed in sniper fire by Pakistan in Macchil sector of Jammu and Kashmir, the army said on Wednesday.
The forces are retaliating with heavy weapons on many Pakistani posts. Another soldier had died in Pakistani firing in the Nowshera area yesterday.
On Monday, Pakistani troops had also targeted Mankote and Balakote areas of Mendhar sector in Poonch district.
On November 6, two soldiers were killed and five others were injured as Pakistani army opened fire in an attempt to facilitate two infiltration bids along the LoC in Krishna Ghati and Poonch sectors.
Since the army conducted surgical strikes on terror launch-pads across the Line of Control on September 29, there have been more than 100 ceasefire violations by Pakistan.
The worst-ever Pakistani shelling targeting civilian population took place on November 1 when eight persons, including two children and four women, were killed and 22 others injured along the International Border and the LoC in five sectors of Jammu and Kashmir.