2 Pak Soldiers Killed In Retaliatory Fire In Tangdhar

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Srinagar: Both Indian and Pakistan armies exchanged fire along LoC in Tanghdar. Army on Tuesday said that there was an intermittent exchange of fire between Pakistani Rangers and it along the line of control (LoC) in Tanghdar area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

A police official said the Pakistan troops violated ceasefire by targeting Indian army’s Anil post, Cheetak Post, and Black Rock post with small arms along the LoC at around 7:15 am.

The soldiers manning these posts returned the fire effectively, he said.

The exchange of cross-border firing with small arms was going on when this report has been filed. The official said that there was no loss of life or injury to anyone in the firing,” he added.

“In retaliatory action to unprovoked ceasefire violations and repeated attempts to facilitate infiltration by Pakistan Army in Tangdhar Sector, own troops carried out calibrated operations last night in which two Pakistani soldiers were killed,” said Srinagar-based defense spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia, in a statement.

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