Army jawan martyred as Pak violates ceasefire along LoC in Poonch

JAMMU: An Army jawan was martyred on Sunday as Pakistan violated ceasefire by resorting to mortar shelling and small arms firing on forward posts and villages along the Line of Control in Poonch district, officials said.

The soldier, manning a forward post, was killed in the firing from across the border in Shahpur-Kerni area of Poonch sector, an Army official said.

Further details of the incident were awaited, he said. (AGENCIES)