Army porter martyred in Pak firing along LoC in Uri

An Indian Army porter was martyred on Wednesday afternoon in a ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control in Uri sector of north Kashmir Baramulla district, a senior Police officer said.

The porter has been identified as Altaf Hussain son of Suluman Sussain (26) of Gohalan village of Uri.

The porter, he said, was working with Army’s 11 Mahar unit and was posted with Tika Rajput, Lachipora post along LoC.

“He was martyred in cross firing by Pakistani troops in violation of the ceasefire,” the officer added.