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IndiaSoldier killed as Pak violates ceasefire along LoC

Soldier killed as Pak violates ceasefire along LoC

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 Soldier killed as Pak violates ceasefire along LoC

, November 8: Pakistani troops today shelled Indian posts and civilian areas along Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri and Poonch districts of Jammu and , forcing Indian troops to retaliate.

One soldier was killed when Pakistan's troops fired at Indian posts along the Line of Control in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district on Tuesday. They also opened fire and lobbed mortar shells in Mankote in Poonch's Balnoi.

Indian troops guarding the border retaliated, resulting in exchanges.

There had been firing by Pakistani troops along the LoC in Nowshera sector since 8.45 am, a senior Army officer said.

On November 6, two army jawans were killed and five others were injured as Pakistani army opened fire in an attempt to facilitate two infiltration bids along the LoC in Krishna Ghati and Poonch sectors of Poonch district.

There have been over 100 ceasefire violations along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir after the surgical strike.

The worst-ever Pakistani shelling targeting civil population took place on November 1 when eight people, including two children and four women, were killed and 22 others were injured along the IB and the LoC in five sectors of J&K.

They used 120mm mortar bombs and automatic weapons during the ceasefire violation, he said, adding befitting reply has been given to them without any casualty on our side.

Earlier, there has been firing by Pakistani troops along the LoC in Nowshera sector since 8:45 AM today, a senior Army officer said.

Indian troops guarding the borderline retaliated, resulting in exchanges.

“There has been no casualty or injury to any one in the firing by Pakistan,” he said.

It may be recalled that Pakistani troops had violated ceasefire and resorted to firing in Mankote and Balakote areas of Mendhar sector in Poonch district yesterday.

On November 6, two army jawans were killed and five others — two soldiers, a BSF officer and two women — were injured as Pakistani army opened fire in an attempt to facilitate two infiltration bids along the LoC in Krishna Ghati and Poonch sectors of Poonch district.

The worst-ever Pakistani shelling, targeting civil population, took place on November 1 when eight persons, including two children and four women, were killed and 22 injured along the IB and the LoC in five sectors of J&K, forcing Indian troops to give befitting reply by destroying 14 Pakistani posts and killing two of their troopers.

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