BSF jawan injured in Pakistan firing along LoC in J&K's Poonch

The jawan was manning a forward post and was hit by a bullet in the left leg from across the border in Mankote area of Mendhar sector, an official said.

Published: 01st January 2020 09:35 PM  |   Last Updated: 01st January 2020 09:35 PM   |  A+A-

BSF patrol near the international border

BSF patrol near the international border (File Photo | PTI)

By PTI

JAMMU: A Border Security Force jawan on Wednesday suffered a bullet injury in the firing by Pakistan army in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, a police official said.

The jawan was manning a forward post and was hit by a bullet in the left leg from across the border in Mankote area of Mendhar sector, the official said.

He said the injured was shifted to hospital and his condition was stated to be 'stable'.

There was a brief exchange of fire between the two sides following the incident, the official said.

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