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Army jawan, woman killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire

PTI 08 Nov 2014, 22:56:23 PM IST

Srinagar: An army jawan and a woman were killed today in firing by Pakistani troops who violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control in Uri sector of Kashmir.

“There was a ceasefire violation around 1715 hours leading to the death of a soldier and a woman,” an army officer said.

The ceasefire violation took place in Kamalkot area of the Uri sector along the LOC, Col Brijesh Pandey of the Information Warfare wing of the army said.  He said the Indian army responded appropriately to the violation.