Soldier injured in Pakistan firing on LoC dies

Jammu, Nov 9 (IANS) An army soldier who was wounded when the Pakistan army targeted Indian Army posts along the Line of Control in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kahsmir, died on Wednesday.

“Naik Harindra Kumar Yadav sustained grievous injuries on Tuesday after Pakistan Army initiated indiscriminate and unprovoked firing,” army spokesperson Manish Mehta said.

“In the ensuing unprovoked shelling, a non-commissioned officer, Naik Prem Singh, was martyred on Tuesday. Yadav succumbed to injuries today (Wednesday),” Mehta said.

Naik Prem Singh, 26, who hailed from Shahar village of Barmer district in Rajasthan, is survived by his wife.

Naik Yadav, 30, is survived by his wife and three young children. He hailed from Ballia district in Uttar Pradesh.