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Jawan injured in Pak firing dies in Poonch

india Updated: Oct 25, 2010 12:54 IST

An Army jawan, who was injured in firing by Pakistani troops on Indian posts along the Line of Control in Poonch sector, died in a hospital.

Sepoy Moray Sehdev of 17 Mahar Regiment, who was hit by a volley of bullets from the Pakistani side, which violated the ceasefire along LoC in Krishna Ghati sub-sector of Poonch, district died in a military hospital on Sunday night, an Army officer of 16 Corps said.

The body is being sent to his native place in Gujarat for last rites, he said.

Pakistani troops had violated the ceasefire by resorting to heavy shelling of rockets and firing indiscriminately on Indian forward posts along the LoC on Sunday.

It was the third ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops in October.

On 1st and 2nd October, Pakistan troops had fired mortars, rockets and opened indiscriminate fire on Indian posts in Krishnaghati and Jallas sub-sectors.

They had also fired at Kerni and KG sub-sectors in Poonch on September 28 and 29.