Posted by: Rehan Today | January 19, 2010

One Pakistani soldier killed in cross-border firing

ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani soldier was killed and another injured in an incident of “unprovoked firing” by the Indian troops in Rawalakot sector on Tuesday.

An ISPR spokesperson confirmed that the soldier was killed when Indian troops fired across the Pakistani side of the Line of Control, near Rawalakot in the Keller sector.
Pakistan lodged a formal protest with New Delhi and has demanded an urgent flag meeting of Pak Rangers and India’s Border Security Force.

Tuesday’s incident of firing along Pakistan-India border is the second in as many days. There were no reports of casualties in yesterday’s firing which took place in the Sialkot sector.


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