BSF jawan killed in Pak sniper fire at LoC in Tangdhar

SRINAGAR: A BSF jawan was today killed after he was shot by a Pakistani sniper from across the Line of Control in Tangdhar, officials said.

Constable S K Murmu (28) succumbed to the “critical” injury of the gun shot wound he suffered in the ceasefire violation incident, they said.

He died at the Army hospital in Srinagar around 8:30 pm.

The officials said that Murmu was deployed at a forward defended location (FDL) along the LoC in Karnah sector of the Tangdhar area, when a sniper shot hit him in the stomach around 4:30 pm. (AGENCIES)