India Pakistan armies exchange fire in Nowgam sector 

India Pakistan armies exchange fire in Nowgam sector 

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Two killed militants in cross firing, search operation underway

SRINAGAR:  India and Pakistan resorted to indiscriminate firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowgam sector.

The fresh cross firing comes a day after many from both sides including an Indian Army soldier were killed in Poonch district. Two Pakistani soldiers were also killed and six others were injured by the Indian troops.

Pertinently, after every such incident along the LoC both India and Pakistan accuse each other of violating the ceasefire, which is in place since 2003.

Meanwhile, army sources   said that 2 militants were killed in Nowgam sector after Pakistan resorted to firing along the Line of Control (LoC) on Sunday night.

Army said that the search operation is still underway to track any infiltration. On Sunday, Pakistan army initiated “unprovoked and indiscriminate” firing of small arms, automatics and mortars in Poonch sector, along the LoC, they said.

The Indian army retaliated strongly and effectively, army said.