Jammu and Kashmir: 4 security personnel among 7 killed in Pak shelling along Line of Control

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Four security personnel were among seven persons killed on Friday in multiple ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.

Pakistan Army carried out unprovoked ceasefire violations in multiple sectors from Uri to Gurez along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir

Two army soldiers were killed in Pakistani firing in the Nambla sector in Baramulla district, the officials said.

A Border Security Force (BSF) sub-inspector was also killed while a jawan was injured in the Haji Peer sector, the officials added.

BSF sub-Inspector Rakesh Doval sustained serious injuries during the ceasefire violation, who later succumbed to his injuries.

One jawan who was also injured in ceasefire violation has succumbed to his injuries.

“On 13 Nov 2020 at 1315 hrs, SI Rakesh Doval of BSF Arty Regiment deployed along LoC in Baramulla, Kashmir laid down his life in line of duty while Pak forces resorted to Cease Fire Violation. DG BSF & all ranks of BSF salute his supreme sacrifice in service of nation,” BSF tweeted.

Three civilians were also killed and many injured in the ceasefire violation.

Two civilians were killed in Kamalkote sector in Uri area of Baramulla district while one was killed in Balkote area in Haji Peer sector of Uri, sources said.

Around 7-8 Pakistan army soldiers were killed in retaliatory firing by Indian Army in response to ceasefire violations from across the Line of Control. The list of Pakistan Army soldiers killed includes 2-3 Pakistan Army Special Service Group (SSG) commandos, Army sources said.