2 Soldiers Killed In Pak Shelling Along LoC

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Indian forces personnel patrolling near the line of control | File Photo

Jammu- Two Army soldiers were killed on Friday in cross-border shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu region, an army official said.

“The Pakistani army resorted to unprovoked ceasefire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Sunderbani sector of district Rajouri today (Friday),” the defence spokesperson said, adding that Indian Army immediately responded to the firing.

Naik Prem Bahadur Khatri and Rifleman Sukhbir Singh sustained critical injuries in the firing and died later, he said.

On Thursday, Subedar Swatantra Singh was killed and a civilian critically injured in cross-border shelling along the LoC in Kirni and Qasba sectors of Poonch district.

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