Update: Terrorist mutilated the body of the soldier before fleeing into PoK supported by cover fire from Pak army posts: Army (ANI)
Update: One terrorist killed in an encounter close to Line of Control in Machil sector of Kupwara district (J&K).
NewDelhi: A soldier was martyred on Friday during ceasefire violations by Pakistan in Kashmir. The soldier was killed in firing by Pakistani troops in Machil sector of Kupwara district.
According to reports, the gunbattle is still underway. On Thursday also a soldier was killed as Army foiled an infiltration bid by terrorists from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir in Tangdhar sector along Line of Control in Kashmir.
Pakistani troops have violated ceasefire several times in the recent past and indulged in unprovoked firing at Indian positions. The Indian security forces have strongly retaliated these violations and have prevented infiltration.