Rajouri, Aug 01: An Army man was killed on Friday night in a fresh exchange of fire between the armies of India and Pakistan along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district.

Officials told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that in the intervening night of Friday and Saturday, Pakistan Army violated ceasefire on Line of Control in Tarkundi, and Balakote areas in Rajouri.

“An army man who was posted on LoC received multiple splinter injuries and was evacuated to a nearby Army medical center where he succumbed to his injuries,” officials said.

They added that the slain Army man is a resident of Punjab.

“The Army has also retaliated effectively to unprovoked fire from Pakistan,” officials said—(KNO)