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Two soldiers killed JK’s Rajouri district in a violation of the ceasefire by the Pakistani army


Two members of the military were killed in the Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir after Pakistani troops opened heavy fire and shelled mortars along the Line of Control (LoC) in a ceasefire violation on Friday, a spokesman for the defending.

“The Pakistani army resorted today (Friday) to an unprovoked ceasefire on the Line of Control (LoC) in the Sunderbani sector of the Rajouri district,” the official added.

The two soldiers, Naik Prem Bahadur Khatri and Rifleman Sukhbir Singh, were seriously wounded and later succumbed to injuries, the official said, adding that the nation will always be in debt to them for their supreme sacrifice and devotion to duty.

On Thursday, Subedar Swatantra Singh was killed and a civilian was seriously injured in Pakistani shelling along the LoC in the Kirni and Qasba sectors of Poonch district.

(With PTI inputs)

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