Army officer killed on LoC

India-Pakistan border.

Jammu, (Asian independent) A junior commissioned army officer (JCO) was killed on Wednesday in a ceasefire violation by Pakistan on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district.

The JCO deployed on a forward post in Tarkundi sector was injured in Pakistan firing and later succumbed, police sources said.

Pakistan has been violating ceasefire on the LoC with impunity since the beginning of 2020. In over 2,720 ceasefire violations, 27 civilians have been killed and another 100 injured.