A Border Security Forces’ trooper has died after hit by a shooting stone near Peer Ki Gali along Mughal Road, official on Wednesday afternoon said.
They said that the constable Nisar Hussein son of Habib Ullah, a resident of Dhanore Jarallan in Rajouri district was cutting wood when hit by a shooting stone at Dhoke in Peer Panchal area. The trooper was evacuated to Government Sub-district Hospital Surankote in an unconscious condition where the doctors however declared him as brought dead on arrival.
The trooper was posted with 92 Battalion Border Security Forces and was currently on leave, the officials told GNS.
SDM Surankote Nahiem ul Nisa has in the meantime visited Government Sub-district Hospital Surankote to meet the bereaved family members of the trooper. (GNS)