BSF trooper injured in cross-LoC sniper fire

Jammu, Dec (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was injured on Friday in a sniper fire from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, police said.

“Around 10 a.m. a BSF trooper was injured in a sniper shot from across the LoC in Bhimber Gali sub-sector of Rajouri,” a senior police officer told IANS, noting this was the first ceasefire violation in six days.

The injured trooper has been shifted to hospital for treatment.