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12:00 AM, November 28, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 02:14 AM, November 28, 2020


Two Indian soldiers killed by Pak forces

Two Army jawans were killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Sunderbani Sector of Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir yesterday.

Naik Prem Bahadur Khatri and rifleman Sukhbir Singh were critically injured in the firing by Pakistan forces. The jawans later succumbed to injuries, said PRO defence, Jammu.

On Thursday, a junior commissioned officer of the army was killed and a civilian injured as Pakistani troops shelled and fired on forward posts and villages along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.

Last Saturday, an Indian Army soldier was killed and three others, including two women, were injured as Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing on forward posts and villages in different sectors along the LoC and the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir.

On November 13, eleven people, including five security personnel, were killed after multiple ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops along the LoC in north Kashmir.

On October 1, one Army jawan was killed and another injured when Pakistan army violated the ceasefire and resorted to heavy firing and mortar shelling along the LoC in Krishnagati area of Poonch district, the officials said.

On September 5, an Army personnel was killed and two others, including an officer, were injured in the ceasefire violation in Sunderbani sector of Rajouri district.

According to official sources, 3,589 ceasefire violations by Pakistan were reported along the LoC till October 6.

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