Army officer killed another injured in sniper attack along LoC in northern Kashmir’s Kupwara

Srinagar: An army officer was killed while another suffered injuries in a ‘sniper attack’ along Line of Control in northern Kashmir’s Kupwara district Friday afternoon.

“Pakistan army violated ceasefire and opened fire upon the army’s 2/8 GR posts in Jumgund area along the LoC,” reports quoting officials said.

Two army officers suffered serious injuries in the attack and the injured were immediately evacuated to military hospital Drugmulla where Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) Subidar Gamar Thapa (42) succumbed to injuries, they said.

More details are awaited.

-KR Web Desk


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