Jammu: 3 infiltrators killed, 4 Army soldiers injured on LoC

By Gitanjali Mangal -- January 20, 2021 11:07 am -- Updated:January 20, 2021 11:07 am

Three infiltrators have been killed and four army soldiers injured overnight on the Line of Control (LoC) in J&K's Jammu district where the army foiled an infiltration bid, officials informed on Wednesday.

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Defence sources stated that Pakistan Army started shelling in Khour area of LoC's Akhnoor sector on Tuesday evening to facilitate infiltration of terrorists.

4 soldiers, including a lieutenant, injured in mine blast in J-K's Rajouri  | Hindustan Times

According to the sources, "Four army soldiers were injured in Pakistani shelling and three terrorists were killed in Indian retaliatory action while the infiltration bid was foiled. The bodies of the slain terrorists are lying on the Pakistan side of the LoC and these have not been so far picked up by Pakistani troops,"

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This is the first major ceasefire violation by Pakistan on the LoC in 2021.

Army jawan martyred, two others injured in Pak firing along LoC in J-K's  Poonch


According to the sources, the injured 4 soldiers are from India and are admitted in the hospital.

-PTC News

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