Soldier killed, two injured in Pakistani firing in Poonch

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JAMMU: An Army personnel was killed and two others were injured as

Pakistani troops

opened fire and shelled areas along the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Sunday.
This is the third fatality in the Pakistani firing and shelling on forward posts and villages in the twin districts of Poonch and

Rajouri

this month.
The officials said the latest firing and shelling from across the border took place in Shahpur-Kerni sector on Saturday night, drawing strong retaliation by the

Indian Army

.
Three Indian Army personnel were injured in the Pakistani firing and were immediately evacuated to hospital, where one of them succumbed to injuries, the officials said.
They said the casualties suffered by

the Pakistani Army

in the retaliatory action were not known immediately.
On June 4, havaldar P

Mathiazhagan

fell to Pakistani firing in Sunderbani sector of Rajouri district, while on June 10, Naik Gurcharan Singh lost his life in a similar incident in Rajouri sector.

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