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Soldier dies as Pakistan violates ceasefire across LoC in J&K’s Rajouri

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India TV News Desk, Jammu [Published on:16 Oct 2016, 21:13:46]

Another Indian soldier was today killed when Pakistan Army resorted to firing across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, police said.

The soldier identified as Sudesh Kumar of 6 Rajput Regiment was killed in sniper firing on the LoC in Tarkundi area of Rajouri on Sunday evening, police said here.

The Pakistani army had earlier on Sunday opened unprovoked firing at Indian positions on the LoC in Rajouri district in the morning.

"Pakistan Army violated ceasefi re in Naushera sector of the LoC using small arms. Our troops have responded befittingly using same calibre weapons," said defence spokesman, Lt. Col. Manish Mehta. 

"Firing exchanges stopped at 8 a.m.," he added.


 

(With IANS inputs)

Another Indian soldier was today killed when Pakistan Army- India Tv
Another Indian soldier was today killed when Pakistan Army resorted to firing