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Army soldier dies of gunshot injury near LoC in J&K's Rajouri

Police stated that necessary legal formalities and investigations into the matter have been initiated.
01:16 PM Mar 04, 2024 IST | Sumit Bhargav
army soldier dies of gunshot injury near loc in j k s rajouri
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Rajouri, March 04: An army soldier deployed near the Anti Infiltration Obstacle System (AIOS), also referred to as the Line of Control (LoC) fence, died from a gunshot injury, with an accidental discharge from a rifle initially suspected as the cause of the incident.

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The deceased army soldier, Lance Naik Balvir Singh, was deployed in the LoC area under the Nowshera brigade of Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.

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He sustained a bullet injury on Monday morning and succumbed to his injuries thereafter. His body has been shifted to a local hospital for medico-legal formalities.

Police stated that necessary legal formalities and investigations into the matter have been initiated.

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