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Army officer killed in firing by Pakistan BAT in Kashmir's Poonch

Army officer killed in firing by Pakistan BAT in Kashmir's Poonch

Srinagar, Aug 13 (IBNS) An army officer was killed while another soldier was injured when Pakistan Border Action Team (BAT) attacked a defence post in Krishna Ghati sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Saturday.

According to officials, the BAT attacked the post at 5 pm and left two jawans injured, including one Junior Commissioned Officer. One of them later succumbed.

The slain officer has been identified as Jagram Singh Tomar from Madhya Pradesh.

The other soldier is undergoing treatment in a hospital.

(Reporting by Saleem Qadri)

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