India says one of its soldier killed by Pakistan troops on LoC


New Delhi, Jan. 14 (TNS): India said that one of its soldier was killed by ‘unprovoked’ firing by Pakistani troops on Line of Control, Indian media reported on Sunday.

Lance Naik Yogesh Murlidhar Bhadane (28) was killed in unprovoked firing by Pakistan troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir’s Rajouri district, a senior army official from Srinagar told Times of India.

The soldier was from Khalane village of Dhule district in Maharashtra. He was the sole breadwinner of his family.

Indian officer said, ” Pakistani troops initiated ‘unprovoked’ firing on Indian posts from across the border in Sunderbani sector. In the firing, the soldier suffered severe bullet injuries and later succumbed to them. His mortal remains will be brought to Delhi and will be taken to his native place from there by Monday.”