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Soldier injured in Pakistan shelling on LoC

IANS  |  Srinagar 

An Indian soldier was injured on Monday after Army targeted positions with mortars and automatic weapons on the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri sector, a defence official said.

Indian positions have retaliated "strongly and effectively", a defence spokesperson said.

The injured soldier belongs to 21 Sikh Regiment, said sources.

A soldier and a girl were killed in shelling in Poonch and Rajouri districts earlier on Monday.

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