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Posted at: Nov 13, 2018, 1:47 AM; last updated: Nov 13, 2018, 11:09 AM (IST)

Soldier killed in truce violation by Pak troops

Soldier killed in truce violation by Pak troops
Lance Naik Antony Sebastian KM

Jammu, November 12

A soldier was killed and another injured when Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation in Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch district on the Line of Control today.

The incident occurred around 5.15 pm. A Defence spokesperson said Lance Naik Antony Sebastian KM was critically injured in the incident. He later succumbed to injuries. “Havildar Mari Muthu D also sustained gunshot injuries and was critically injured in the firing. Immediate resuscitation and medical aid was provided to the soldier. He has been evacuated to Military Hospital, Poonch,” he said.

Lance Naik Sebastian KM (34) belonged to Manakunnam village of Ernakullam district in Kerala. He is survived by his wife Anna Dayana Joseph. — TNS

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