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Army foils infiltration bid, 2 Pakistani soldiers gunned down in Tangdhar Sector

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    Srinagar, Aug 14: Indian Army gunned down two Pakistani soldiers on Monday night in a retaliatory action to unprovoked ceasefire violations and repeated attempts to facilitate infiltration by Pakistan Army in Tangdhar Sector in Kupwara district.

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    Sepoy Pushpendra Singh martyred in Tangdhar Sector. Courtesy: @Chinarcorps_IA

    "Indian Army gunned down two Pakistani soldiers last night in a retaliatory action to unprovoked ceasefire violations and repeated attempts to facilitate infiltration by Pakistan Army in Tangdhar Sector," said the Defence spokesperson.

    Also, an Army jawan, Sepoy Pushpendra Singh, was martyred in the firing.

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    "Chinar Corps Cadre and all ranks salute the supreme sacrifice of Sepoy Pushpendra Singh, who laid down his life in foiling infiltration bid in Tangdhar Sector on August 13, 2018, and offer condolences to the family," read a post on the Twitter handle of Chinar Corps of the Indian Army.

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