Pakistani troops violate cease-fire, kill an Indian soldier

Posted By: Biswajeet Panda
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Jammu, May 16: It appears that there can never be an end to Pakistan's back-stabbing ways as in a fresh such incident its army open-fired on patrolling Indian troops in the Jammu Kashmir border on May 15. An Indian soldier was killed in the uninformed and arbitrary firings.

It is also reported that the Indian troops retaliated back with some heavy firing that left three Pakistani soldier heavily wounded. The incident happened at a border post 30 km from Jammu.

A spokesperson for the Border Security Force has been quoted by Reuters as saying, "Pakistani soldiers opened unprovoked firing on our Umra Wali post. We responded to their fire effectively."

Pakistani army on its part has admitted of the clashes but as usual have denied sparking off the heavy gunfire between both the sides.

According to reports, the Pakistani army started firing randomly at a routine patrol carried out by the Indian forces. A soldier was heavily injured and died of his bullet wounds in the hospital on May 15.

This is the first time an Indian soldier has been killed by Pakistani troops in over an year.

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