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India kills 3 Pakistani army soldiers along LoC at Rakhchikri: Pak media

The incident comes two days after Pakistan killed four Indian Army officials ceasefire violation in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: December 26, 2017 6:24 IST ]
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Indian troops on Monday shot down three Pakistani army soldiers along the Line of Control (LoC) at Rakhchikri, Rawlakot sector, Pak media reported. 

The reports suggest that another soldier was wounded in gunfire from Indian end. 

The incident comes two days after Pakistan killed four Indian Army officials ceasefire violation in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.  

Major Moharkar Prafulla Ambadas (32) of Maharashtra, Lance Naik Gurmail Singh (34) and Lance Naik Kuldeep Singh (30) of Punjab, and Sepoy Pargat Singh (30) of Haryana were killed in a cross-border firing by Pakistani troops along the LoC in Keri sector on Saturday.

The year 2017 has seen a significant rise in ceasefire violations by Pakistan along the LoC, with over 780 ceasefire violations reported in the year - up from 153 in 2014,152 in 2015 and 228 in 2016.  

Besides unprovoked attacks on India along the LoC, this year has also witnessed 120 attacks along the 198km international border.

Also read: Army bids farewell to soldiers slain in JK cross-border firing

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