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Soldier killed in Pakistan firing on LoC

IANS  |  Srinagar 

An Indian soldier was killed and two others were injured on Tuesday in heavy firing by along the de facto border in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.

The said it retaliated the firing and inflicted "heavy damage" on Pakistani posts in the Naushera sector of the Line of Control (LoC) - the de facto border that divides between the two countries.

"Heavy damage to Army posts. Exchange of fire continues. Own one Jawan fatal in Naushehra Sector," the Northern Command of the said in a tweet.

India alleges that has committed over 100 violations of a 2003 ceasefire since the surgical strikes that the carried out on terror launch pads in September.

On Tuesday, also fired heavy mortar shells at Indian positions at other border sectors in Rajouri and Poonch districts.

Shelling commenced in Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch, defence spokesman Lt. Col. Manish Mehta told IANS.

"army used 120 mm mortars and automatics to target Indian positions in KG sector of the in Poonch district. shelling and firing started at 1.45 p.m.

"Our troops are adequately responding. Shelling and firing exchanges are still going on in the area," he said.

--IANS

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Soldier killed in Pakistan firing on LoC

An Indian soldier was killed and two others were injured on Tuesday in heavy firing by Pakistan along the de facto border in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.

An Indian soldier was killed and two others were injured on Tuesday in heavy firing by along the de facto border in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.

The said it retaliated the firing and inflicted "heavy damage" on Pakistani posts in the Naushera sector of the Line of Control (LoC) - the de facto border that divides between the two countries.

"Heavy damage to Army posts. Exchange of fire continues. Own one Jawan fatal in Naushehra Sector," the Northern Command of the said in a tweet.

India alleges that has committed over 100 violations of a 2003 ceasefire since the surgical strikes that the carried out on terror launch pads in September.

On Tuesday, also fired heavy mortar shells at Indian positions at other border sectors in Rajouri and Poonch districts.

Shelling commenced in Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch, defence spokesman Lt. Col. Manish Mehta told IANS.

"army used 120 mm mortars and automatics to target Indian positions in KG sector of the in Poonch district. shelling and firing started at 1.45 p.m.

"Our troops are adequately responding. Shelling and firing exchanges are still going on in the area," he said.

--IANS

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(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Soldier killed in Pakistan firing on LoC

An Indian soldier was killed and two others were injured on Tuesday in heavy firing by along the de facto border in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.

The said it retaliated the firing and inflicted "heavy damage" on Pakistani posts in the Naushera sector of the Line of Control (LoC) - the de facto border that divides between the two countries.

"Heavy damage to Army posts. Exchange of fire continues. Own one Jawan fatal in Naushehra Sector," the Northern Command of the said in a tweet.

India alleges that has committed over 100 violations of a 2003 ceasefire since the surgical strikes that the carried out on terror launch pads in September.

On Tuesday, also fired heavy mortar shells at Indian positions at other border sectors in Rajouri and Poonch districts.

Shelling commenced in Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch, defence spokesman Lt. Col. Manish Mehta told IANS.

"army used 120 mm mortars and automatics to target Indian positions in KG sector of the in Poonch district. shelling and firing started at 1.45 p.m.

"Our troops are adequately responding. Shelling and firing exchanges are still going on in the area," he said.

--IANS

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(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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