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Soldier dies in accidental fire along LoC in Poonch

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Poonch: A soldier died in an accidental firing incident along Line of Control in Poonch district on Thursday, officials said.

They said an accidental gun shot hit a soldier, Rifleman Madhu Singh of Jodhpur, near fence at Phagwari Gali in Mendhar Sector, resulting in his on the spot death.

Confirming it, a police official told GNS that more details are awaited. It was not known immediately if the accidental fire happened in the soldier own rifle or that of any colleague. (GNS)

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