2 killed as India, Pak armies exchange fire along LoC in Nowgam sector


India and Pakistan on Sunday night resorted the indiscriminate cross firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowgam sector, reports said on Monday.

KL File Image of Line of Control/Bilal Bhadur

The fresh cross firing comes a day after many from both sides including an off duty Indian Army soldier were killed in Poonch district.

Two Pakistani soldiers were also killed and six others were injured by the Indian troops, reports said.

Pertinently, after every such incident along the LoC both India and Pakistan accuse each other of violating the ceasefire, which is in place since 2003.

Meanwhile, army sources on Monday said that 2 militants were killed in Nowgam sector after Pakistan resorted to firing along the Line of Control (LoC) on Sunday night. The search operation is still underway to track any infiltration.

On Sunday, Pakistan army initiated “unprovoked and indiscriminate” firing of small arms, automatics and mortars in Poonch sector, along the LoC, they said.

The Indian army retaliated strongly and effectively


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