Indian soldier shot dead in Poonch

Jammu, December 16 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, an Indian soldier was on Thursday shot dead in a mysterious incident of shootout that took place along the Line of Control (LoC) in Balakote area of Poonch district after which police have started an investigation into the matter.

The killed soldier identified as Subedar Jungveer Singh was posted on a forward post on the LoC near Balakote police post where he received bullet injury and died.

Police said to have taken up investigation of the matter with prima facie it is being suspected as a case of fratricide.