In the Sunderbani sector of Jammu and Kashmir, a Border Security Force (BSF) jawan was killed and another injured in sniper fire from across the Line of Control (LoC), officials said.
On Thursday evening, the incident occurred at the Rakhee post, said the officials. The sector is guarded by the troops of the 126th battalion of the BSF.
While a bullet hit Constable P Biswas on the left shoulder, Constable Mansa Ram suffered a gunshot wound to the thigh, officials said, reported PTI.
To the nearest medical facility, the two jawans were evacuated in a helicopter. However, Biswas succumbed to injuries. The condition of Constable Ram is stable.