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Soldier martyred, civilian killed in Pakistan firing on LoC

Shubhanshu Sharma

Shubhanshu SharmaBy Shubhanshu Sharma

Published on 12 Oct 2017 12:57 PM GMT

Soldier martyred, civilian killed in Pakistan firing on LoC
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Jammu: In yet another ceasefire violation by Pakistani Army, an Indian soldier was martyred and a civilian porter were killed on Thursday on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, police said.

Police sources said the soldier and porter, working for the army, were killed in the firing in Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch.

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Pakistani Army resorted to unprovoked firing with mortars, automatics and small arms at Indian positions from 10.35 a.m., Defence Ministry sources said adding that Indian troops "retaliated strongly and effectively".

The LoC divides Jammu and Kashmir between India and Pakistan.

Shubhanshu Sharma

Shubhanshu Sharma

Writer has 6 years of experience in digital media. Presently working as Senior Sub Editor at newstrack.com. An avid reader and always willing to learn new things and techniques.

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