SRINAGAR A soldier was killed in a sniper fire by Pakistan Rangers at Tanghdar sector along the Line of Control in north Kashmir Kupwara district on Monday.
A police officer said that Pakistan Rangers fired upon the army posts along the LoC in Tanghdar. In the incident, a soldier was injured and airlifted to armys 92-base hospital at Badamibagh here, the officer said.
The injured later succumbed to injuries at around 3: 30 pm, an army officer also confirmed.
The deceased has been identified as Sepoy Pushpendra Singh of Mathura, Uttar Pradesh.
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