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BSF jawan killed, another injured in sniper fire from across LoC

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

A BSF jawan was killed and another injured in sniper fire from across the (LoC) in the sector of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.

They said the incident occurred at in the evening. The sector is manned by the troops of the 126th battalion of the (BSF).

While a bullet hit P Biswas on the left shoulder, suffered a gunshot wound to the thigh, they said.

The two jawans were evacuated in a helicopter to the nearest medical facility, but Biswas succumbed to injuries, they added.

The condition of the other jawan is stable, officials said.

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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 20:00 IST