Soldier found dead near Line of Control

  • IANS, Jammu
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  • Updated: Jun 25, 2014 22:52 IST

An army soldier was on Wednesday found dead in his unit camp near the LoC in Jammu district of Jammu and Kashmir, a defence official said.

"Mohammad Pathan Sharifkhan, of the 18th Cavalry, was found dead in his unit line in the general area Akhnoor, near the Line of Control," army spokesman colonel Manish Mehta said.

Read: India returns Pak fire on LoC, PM Modi takes stock

Sharifkhan was a resident of Ahmedabad.

The army has ordered a court of inquiry in the case, added Mehta.

 

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