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Two Pak soldiers killed in retaliatory firing

THE ASIAN AGE. | YUSUF JAMEEL
Published : Aug 15, 2018, 12:27 am IST
Updated : Aug 15, 2018, 12:27 am IST

He also said that 28-year-old Singh sustained bullet injury in a gun battle during a counter-infiltration operation.

In such latest violation that took place on Monday in same sector, Sepoy Pushpendra Singh of 20 Jat Regiment was killed, a defence spokesman here said. (Representational Image | PTI)
 In such latest violation that took place on Monday in same sector, Sepoy Pushpendra Singh of 20 Jat Regiment was killed, a defence spokesman here said. (Representational Image | PTI)

Srinagar: The Army on Tuesday said that it killed two Pakistani soldiers in retaliation to repeated ceasefire violations along the Line of Control (LoC) in Tangdhar sector of Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

In such latest violation that took place on Monday in same sector, Sepoy Pushpendra Singh of 20 Jat Regiment was killed, a defence spokesman here said. “In retaliatory action to unprovoked ceasefire violations and repeated attempts to facilitate infiltration by Pakistan army in Tangdhar sector, own troops carried out calibrated operations last night in which two Pakistani soldiers were killed,” defence spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia said.

 

He also said that 28-year-old Singh sustained bullet injury in a gun battle during a counter-infiltration operation. “He was evacuated to the Base Army Hospital,” he added.

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