Indian Army 2 soldiers killed in retaliatory fire by Pakistani forces at LoC: Report

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Indian Army 2 soldiers killed in retaliatory fire by Pakistani forces at LoC: Report

NEW DELHI- Pakistani troops retaliated to unprovoked mortar shelling and small arms fire from Indian side along the Line of Control in border Rajouri and Poonch districts of Jammu and Kashmir for second day on Wednesday.

Indiscriminate mortar shelling, automatics and small arms fire from across the LoC in Noushera sector started at 2 pm and Krishna Ghati sector at 4.45 pm. The Pakistan army was retaliating strongly and effectively.

Two soldiers were killed in retaliatory mortar shelling and small arms fire by Pakistani troops from across the LoCin Rajouri district number 8217; Sunderbani sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday evening.

The deceased included rifleman Vinod Singh and rifleman Jaki Sharma. Both the soldiers had got grievously hurt in the firing and they later succumbed to their injuries.