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India, Pak troops trade fire in Kupwara

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Srinagar, Feb 21: Indian and Pakistani troops today traded fire along the Line of Control in north Kashmir’s Tangdhar sector, with Army claiming killing a Pakistani soldier in “retaliatory fire”.

“The Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing on Indian posts in Tangdhar sector in Kupwara district this afternoon,” an Army official said.

He said Indian soldiers “retaliated to the aggression from across the LoC effectively”.

While there were no casualties on the Indian side, the official said at least one Pakistani soldier has been reportedly killed in retaliatory firing by the Indian Army.

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