5 Pakistani Soldiers Killed Along LoC: India

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Pak Army Soldier near LoC – File Pic

NEW DELHI –  Five Pakistani Army men were killed in retaliatory firing by the Indian Army in Tangdhar sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir, official sources said on Sunday.

Two Indian Army personnel also lost their lives in Pakistani firing in the area, they said.

“The Indian retaliation came after unprovoked firing by the Pakistan military in Tangdhar sector in a bid to push a group of militants into Jammu and Kashmir from the Pakistani side,” the sources said.

“The Indian Army resorted to heavy artillery fire, also targeting several militant camps along the LoC,” the sources said.

“A civilian was also killed and another three were injured in the firing by Pakistani troops in Tangdhar sector of Kupwara district, ” according to police.

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