Two army men injured in Pakistani firing along LoC in Rajouri, says Indian Army

Two Army men were injured in Pakistani firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Saturday.

The personnel, who were manning a forward post in the Romali Dhara area of Nowshera sector, were injured in the firing from across the border on Friday night, they added.

A defence spokesperson said Pakistani troops initiated the “unprovoked ceasefire violation” by firing from small arms, followed by mortar-shelling around 9 pm on Friday.

The Army retaliated in a “befitting manner”, he added. The cross-border firing and shelling continued till 10.30 pm, the officials said.

The injured army men were evacuated and were undergoing treatment at a military hospital, they said.

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