Two troopers were killed and four others were injured in firing by Pakistani army along the Line of Control in Naugam sector of Kupwara in north Kashmir, the Indian army claimed on Thursday.
“Pakistan initiated an unprovoked ceasefire violation along LoC in Naugam Sector, Kupwara today morning by firing mortars and other weapons. Two soldiers (were killed) and four soldiers were injured who are being evacuated,” Col Rajesh Kalia, defence ministry spokesman based in Srinagar told a local news agency, Global News Service (GNS).
“Befitting response is being given,” the spokesman added.
Last night, the army said that a trooper, Lance Naik Karnail Singh, was killed and another, Virender Singh, injured in Pakistan firing along LoC in Poonch’s Krishana Ghati sector. (GNS)