Two soldiers killed, 4 injured after Pak violates ceasefire in Kupwara

Srinagar, Oct 1 (UNI) Two army personnel were killed and four others were injured when Pakistani troops violated ceasefire and resorted to unprovoked and indiscriminate firing and shelling in the frontier district of Kupwara on Thursday, a defence ministry spokesman said this afternoon.

Col Rajesh Kalia told UNI that Pakistani troops shelled and fired indiscriminately targeting forward posts and civilian areas at the Line of Control (LoC) in Naugam sector in Kupwara early this morning.

He said two soldiers were martyred and four others were injured, who are being evacuated to hospital.

Col Kalia said befitting reply is being given. However, reports about damage suffered by Pak troops was not immediately known.


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