Jawan injured in Pak shelling

SRINAGAR/JAMMU, Sept 28: A soldier was injured today as Pakistani troops opened fire and shelled mortars at forward areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara and Rajouri districts, officials said.
The soldier injured in the firing in Machhil sector of Kupwara was taken to a hospital, and his condition was stable, a Defence spokesperson said in Srinagar.
“Pakistan initiated an unprovoked ceasefire violation along the LoC in Machhil sector of Kupwara district this morning by firing mortars and other weapons,” the official said.
The Pakistani side resorted to heavy firing and mortar shelling in Rajouri district as well.
“At about 1550 hours today, the Pakistan army initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing with small arms and intense shelling with mortars along the LoC in Nowshera sector,” a Defence official said in Jammu.
The officials said that the Indian Army responded to the ceasefire violations in a befitting manner.
The Pakistani army has violated the ceasefire over 40 times this month. (PTI)