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Soldier killed in ceasefire violation by Pak troops in Macchil sector

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

A soldier was killed in firing by Pakistani troops on Thursday along the (LoC) in Macchil sector of Jammu and

Kashmir, the said.

"There was a unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops in Macchil sector in district in Jammu and today (Thursday) at 10.45 am," an said.

He said one soldier was killed in the Pakistani firing.

"Our troops retaliated in adequate measure to the Pakistani aggression," he added.

This was the second ceasefire violation along the LoC in valley within 24 hours.

One soldier was injured in a ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops in Uri sector on Wednesday.

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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 19:45 IST