Jammu: An Indian Army soldier was killed in Pakistan firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, the police said on Tuesday.
The soldier was killed in Mendhar sector of the LoC in a sniper fire from the Pakistani side late on Monday evening, police sources said.
The Pakistan Army continued indiscriminate firing and mortar shelling in Naushera sector of the LoC in Rajouri district on Monday.
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Dozens of cattle were killed on the Indian side in the indiscriminate shelling and firing.
The Indian Army retaliated strongly. Exchange of fire between the two sides which started 8 am on Monday had continued till late evening, defence sources said.