Breaking: Pak military chopper comes near LoC..Army on alert

Srinagar, Feb 21:  In yet another provocation by Pakistan, a Pakistan military chopper violated Indian airspace and  came up to 300 metres of the LOC near Poonch, but then returned.The incident took place between 9.45-10 am today and it was in the Pallandri area in PoK, said  Army sources.

Meanwhile, a Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was killed in Pakistan ceasefire violation in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district. BSF spokesman said the Pakistani Army had resorted to sniper firing in Tangdhar area of the Line of Control (LoC) on Tuesday.

"Constable S.K. Murmu deployed at forward defence location (FDL) on the LoC, was hit in the firing. He was shifted to army's base hospital in Srinagar where he succumbed to his injuries late on Tuesday," he said.

News24Bureau/IANS