Sunday, January 21, 2018
ABOUT US CONTACT US ADVERTISE WITH US FOLLOW US ON    
 
Kashmir Times Logo www.kashmirtimes.com
Jammu Kashmir
Army jawan dies in Pak firing in Rajouri
Tazeem Malik
RAJOURI, Jan 13: An army jawan was today killed in unprovoked firing by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district, the army said.

Lance Naik Yogesh Muralidhar Bhadane, 28, belonged to village Khalane, district Dhule, Maharashtra and is survived by his wife Punam Yogesh.

“Pakistan army initiated unprovoked firing on Indian army posts in Sunderbani sector today. Indian army retaliated strongly and effectively. However, in the exchange of fire, Lance Naik Yogesh Muralidhar Bhadane, was grievously injured and succumbed to his injuries,” said defence spokesperson Col N N Joshi.

“Lance Naik Yogesh Muralidhar Bhadane was a brave and sincere soldier. The nation will always remain indebted to him for the supreme sacrifice and devotion to duty,” Col Joshi said.

Bhadane is survived by his wife.

The incident comes just days after a Border Security Force head constable was killed after Pakistani forces "sniped" from across the International Border in Samba district.

In retaliation, the BSF destroyed two Pakistani mortar positions. It also foiled an infiltration bid by gunning down a Pakistani intruder along the IB near Nikowal border out post in Arnia sector.

An army personnel was also killed along the Line of Control in Rajouri district on December 31 last year.

Sepoy Jagsir Singh, 32, was killed when he was shot by Paksitani troops from across the border along the LoC in Rajouri district on the last day of 2017, the year which recorded the highest number of ceasefire violations in the past decade resulting in the death of 35 people, including 19 army personnel and four BSF men.

India shares a 3,323-km border with Pakistan, of which 221 km of the IB and 740 km of the LoC fall in Jammu and Kashmir.

On December 23, an Army major and three soldiers were killed along the LoC in Rajouri and in retaliatory action, Indian troops killed three Pakistani soldiers in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir two days later.


News Updated at : Sunday, January 14, 2018
 
Comment on this Story 

 
 
Top Stories of the Day  
I shall neither bend nor break: Chidambaram
NEW DELHI, Jan 13 (Agencies): With Enforcement Directorate (ED) conducting searches at Karti Chidambaram’s premises in New Delhi and Chennai in connection with the INX Media money laundering case, former finance minister P Chidambaram on Saturday said nothing was found during the raids and the “panchnamas speak for themselves.” Issuing a statement, Chidambaram said that there was no FIR against him or his son in the Aircel-Maxis case and hence, the ED had no jurisdiction or power to conduct th
> Cold wave tightens grip in Kashmir
> Left bed ridden by bullets last year, Anantnag boy passes class 12 exam
> IED defused, 2 injured in Shalteng firing
> 2 labourers die of asphyxia
> Minor injured as littered shell goes off in Poonch
 
 
Other Stories from Web  
 
 
 
Find us on
 
 
Weather Report
 
Shridev Sharma
 
Mata Vaishnodevi | Matavaishnodevi | Mata Vaishno Devi
 
Electric Blanket | Electric Bed Warmers | Electric Under Blankets | Electric Heating Blanket
 
 
 
Web Design Jammu, Web Design Company, Ideogram Jammu
 
 
Home | Contact Us | Kashmir Times | Kashmir Times E-Paper - Jammu | Kashmir Times E-Paper - Srinagar | Dainik Kashmir Times | Jammu Prabhat
Copyright 2013 Kashmir Times Group. All rights reserved. Powered by Ideogram Technology Solutions Pvt. Ltd.