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J&K: Pak violates ceasefire in Kupwara, Army jawan killed

PTI
Published : Nov 12, 2016, 3:37 pm IST
Updated : Nov 12, 2016, 3:39 pm IST

The martyred jawan has been identified as Harshid Badarya.

An army jawan was on Saturday killed in a ceasefire violation in Jammu & Kashmir’s Kupwara district. (Photo: PTI)
 An army jawan was on Saturday killed in a ceasefire violation in Jammu & Kashmir’s Kupwara district. (Photo: PTI)

Srinagar: An army jawan was on Saturday killed in a ceasefire violation on the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran sector of north Kashmir's Kupwara district, police said.

Pakistani troops violated ceasefire by indulging in firing and shelling in Keran sector on Saturday morning, a police official said.

He said that in the incident, army jawan Harshid Badarya lost his life.

The firing has stopped, the official said, adding further details were awaited.

Tags: ceasefire violation, jawan killed, pakistani troops
Location: India, Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar