Soldier, trooper killed in Pakistani firing

Soldier, trooper killed in Pakistani firing

Jammu: A soldier and a BSF Head Constable were killed on Monday in firing by Pakistani troops on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir.

The Pakistan Army resorted to "unprovoked" firing in Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch district at 8.30 a.m., Defence Ministry sources told IANS.

Rockets and automatics were used to target Indian positions.

"A BSF (Border Security Force) Head Constable and an Army soldier were killed in the ceasefire violation," an officer said.

"Indian troops effectively retaliated and firing exchanges are going on between the two sides," he added.

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