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Nepali killed in India– Pakistani firing in Jammu and Kashmir

Published On: November 1, 2016 || 2073 कार्तिक 16 मंगलबार , at 10:17 AM

Kathmandu-  An army man was killed in Pakistani firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in border districts of Poonch and Rajouri in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday.

According to Indian Express, the slain soldier was identified as Rifleman Bimal Tamang, 20 of Dharan, Nepal. He is survived by mother.

indian-solderAn army spokesman in Jammu Lt Colonel Manish Mehta told Express that a soldier was killed in unprovoked firing and shelling of Pakistani troops in Rajouri.

“The army also effectively returned the fire and targeted the posts of Pakistani troops. Our men were retaliating with massive fire assault,” Mehta said.

The Pakistani troops also breached border ceasefire in Mendhar sector of Poonch district and fired from automatic weapons and resorted to mortar shelling on army posts and civilian areas.

 

The official said the soldiers were giving befitting reply to the Pakistani troops.

According to the official, Pakistani army also resorted to unprovoked firing and shelling on army posts in Balakote sector of Poonch district from 9 am.

 

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