Srinagar, Aug 21 : An Indian Army soldier was injured in Kupwara district’s Tangdhar sector on Tuesday when Pakistan Rangers resorted to unprovoked firing and shelling along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir .
“The soldier was injured due to sniper fire from the Pakistani. He has been shifted to an Army base hospital,” the police added.
This is the second ceasefire violation after Imran Khan’s swearing-in as the Prime Minister.
As per the police, Pakistan rangers violated ceasefire by opening fire rounds of fire upon the army posts of 20 Jat at Tikri post along the LoC in Tangdhar today at around 4:40am.
“The injured soldier was taken to Drugmulla military hospital for treatment” the police said.
The injured soldier has been identified as Kouhsal Pal Singh.
The incident comes after an Army soldier was killed in a sniper fire by Pakistani rangers at Tangdhar sector along Line of Control on August 13.
On August 20, Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Uri sector. According to the initial reports, no damage or casualty has been reported so far.
In his maiden speech after being sworn-in as the 22nd prime minister of the country, Imran Khan had said that Islamabad wishes to improve its relations with all the neighbouring countries while adding that through the National Action Plan (NAP), his government would leave no stone unturned in combating terrorism.