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The injured soldiers have been airlifted to the Command Hospital in Udhampur for further treatment, they added.

india Updated: Jun 14, 2020 10:08 IST

Pakistan’s violation of ceasefire injures 2 army personnel. Pakistan’s violation of ceasefire injures 2 army personnel. (Waseem Andrabi / Hindustan Times File Photo/For Representative Purposes Only)

An Indian Army soldier was killed and two others were injured late on Saturday after heavy shelling by Pakistan along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, police said on Sunday.

Ramesh Kumar Angral, the senior superintendent of police (SSP) of Poonch, said 29-year-old Sepoy Lungabui Abonmli died in the shelling in Shahpur-Kirni sector.

Sepoys Lienkhothien Senghon and Tangsoik Kwianiungar were injured, Angral said.

The injured soldiers have been airlifted to the Command Hospital in Udhampur for further treatment, he added.

All the three soldiers belong to the Assam Regiment’s 10 Battalion.

On Thursday, an army personnel was killed and a civilian injured as the Pakistan army heavily shelled villages and forward posts along the LoC in Rajouri and Poonch districts.

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