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Lance Naik Sandeep Thapa killed in ceasefire violation by Pak in J&K's Rajouri

THE ASIAN AGE
Published : Aug 17, 2019, 1:39 pm IST
Updated : Aug 17, 2019, 1:39 pm IST

The exchange of fire between the two sides was on when the last reports were received.

Pakistan on Saturday violated ceasefire by resorting to mortar shelling and small arms firing on forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district, a defence spokesman said. (Photo: File)
 Pakistan on Saturday violated ceasefire by resorting to mortar shelling and small arms firing on forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district, a defence spokesman said. (Photo: File)

Jammu: Lance Naik Sandeep Thapa lost his life in the ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Rajouri on Saturday, said Indian Army to news agency ANI.

Pakistan on Saturday violated ceasefire by resorting to mortar shelling and small arms firing on forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district, a defence spokesman said.

 

The firing from across the border started in Nowshera sector at around 6.30 am, prompting strong and effective retaliation by Indian Army guarding the border, the official said.

The exchange of fire between the two sides was on when the last reports were received.

Last month, two army personnel and a 10-day old baby were killed and several civilians injured in heavy Pakistani shelling and firing in the twin districts of Poonch and Rajouri in Jammu region.

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Location: India, Jammu and Kashmir, Jammu