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J-K: Indian Army Shoots Down 3-4 Soldiers In Retaliatory Firing After Pakistan Violates Ceasefire Along LoC

Pakistan Army Violated Ceasefire Along The Line Of Control, Last Night In The Poonch-Rajouri Sector. Indian Army Retaliated Effectively To Inflict Damage On Pakistan Posts. 3-4 Pakistan Army Soldiers Also Killed.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Victor Dasgupta | Updated on: 27 Dec 2019, 04:39:45 PM
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New Delhi:

The Pakistan Army on Thursday night violated ceasefire along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch-Rajouri sector. The Indian army retaliated effectively and inflicted damage on Pakistan posts. According to the latest reports, 3-4 Pakistan Army soldiers have been killed in retaliatory firing.

On December 25, an army officer and a civilian were killed in an unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops along the LoC in Rampur sector of Jammu and Kashmir. Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing in Hajipeer area of Uri around 11.30 am on Wednesday, the sources said. Pakistan also violated the ceasefire in nearby Rampur sector, resulting in the death of a junior commissioned officer (JCO), the sources said.

They said some of the shells fired by Pakistan landed in civilian areas, resulting in injuries to two civilians including a woman in Churunda village. Naseema (23), succumbed to splinter injuries, they said.  The Indian army personnel responded to the ceasefire violation in adequate measure, the sources said.

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First Published : 27 Dec 2019, 03:46:22 PM