CRPF jawan allegedly commits suicide; Pak troops shell forward posts

 

Aasif Suhaf, March 10:A CRPF Jawan allegedly committed suicide at his camp in Sonwar Srinagar. The jawan is identified as Sukhdev from 79 Batallion, official sources said to News24.

Pakistani troops resorted to heavy shelling from across the border, targeting forward posts and villages along the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, the police said.
    
Heavy shelling from across the border in Mankote sector started around 7.40 am, prompting strong retaliation from the Indian Army, a police official said.
    
He said shelling from both the sides was going on when last reports were received, however, there was no immediate report of any casualty in Pakistani shelling.
    
There has been a spurt in ceasefire violations by Pakistan along the LoC and the International Border this year, resulting in the death of 21 people, including 12 security personnel.

News24Bureau with Agencies