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Kashmir: Army soldier killed in Pakistan ceasefire violation on LoC

Earlier, three Army personnel were killed in Pakistani firing along the LoC in January this year

Ceasefire Violation | Pakistan army | Indian Army

IANS  |  Jammu 

Poonch district, mortar shell, SHELLING, KASHMIR, BORDER, LOC, j&k
A woman shows a damaged house after heavy shelling from the Pakistan side, in Mendhar Sector of Poonch district

An soldier was killed in unprovoked by Pakistan on Wednesday on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.

Defence sources said Pakistan resorted to unprovoked on the LoC by firing with small and shelling with mortars in Sunderbani sector of Rajouri district.

"An soldier, Sepoy Laxman got critically injured in Pakistan . The injured soldier later succumbed," a source said.

Pakistan has been violating ceasefire on the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir with impunity during the recent years. This has brought miseries into the lives of thousands of people living in border villages.

Civilian lives, livestock, property and agricultural fields have to bear the brunt of Pakistan ceasefire violations on the LoC.



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First Published: Thu, February 04 2021. 06:46 IST