Soldier injured in firing by Pak troops in Kupwara

Srinagar, Aug 21: A soldier was injured when Pakistani troops fired from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Tangdhar sector in the frontier district of Kupwara in north of Kashmir on Tuesday morning, official sources said.

They said Pakistani troops fired several rounds, targeting a forward Army post in Tangdhar sector.

A soldier, identified as Kaushal Singh, who was injured, has been hospitalised in a critical condition.

Troops of Pakistan and India are exchanging intermittent firing in the sector for the past about a week.

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