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Soldier killed as India, Pakistan troops exchange fire along LoC in Kupwara

SRINAGAR

A soldier was killed in firing by Pakistani troops on Thursday along the Line of Control (LoC) in Macchil sector of Kupwara district in Jammu and
Kashmir, the Army said.

“There was a unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops in Macchil sector in Kupwara district in Jammu and Kashmir today (Thursday) at 10.45 am,” an Army official said.

He said one soldier was killed in the Pakistani firing.

“Our troops retaliated in adequate measure to the Pakistani aggression,” he added.

This was the second ceasefire violation along the LoC in Kashmir valley within 24 hours.

One soldier was injured in a ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops in Uri sector on Wednesday.

(PTI)

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