Army man killed in Jammu

JAMMU:An army man was killed on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district even as the army claimed to have foiled an infiltration bid from across the Line of Control (LoC), defence sources told a news gathering agency.

Defence sources said that Lance Naik Rajender Singh of 3 Raj Rifles was killed in the Sunderbani sector of the LoC in Rajouri where an infiltration bid was foiled.

“Alert troops challenged intruders in Sunderbani sector of the LoC. Lance Naik Rajender Singh of 3 Raj Rifles sustained a gunshot injury in the firing exchanges with the intruders.”

“The army man later succumbed,” said the sources, adding, “the infiltrators were forced to withdraw back in to the Pakistan side, thus foiling the infiltration attempt.

 

 

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