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Eid passes off peacefully on LoC, IB; forces exchange sweets


Pakistan had then also resorted to unprovoked indiscriminate firing from small arms automatics and shelled mortars.

The BAT member was wearing a headband with a camera on his head to record the action and possible mutilation of soldiers, which was prevented by the troops who shot dead one of them and injured another, he said.

Defence Ministry sources said on Thursday that the Pakistan Army indulged in unprovoked firing and shelling at Indian positions with small arms, automatics and mortars.

These violations came just days after an attack by a Pakistan special forces team that sneaked across the LoC into Poonch under cover of heavy fire and killed two jawans.

A fire-fight commenced soon in which the two Army soldiers and the two BAT members were killed.


India Army retaliated with might to counter any chances of intruders using ceasefire violation as an umbrella to infiltrate into the Indian side.

There have been 20 ceasefire violations along the LoC and the International Border in Jammu region so far in June.

Pakistan initiated the firing at around 06:30 a.m. and 05:50 p.m twice in one day.

Two Indian Army soldiers, Naik J.S. Srajerao and Sepoy M.S. Balku, were killed in the attack, while two members of the Pakistani Border Action Team (BAT) were killed in retaliatory action. The Indian army claimed that it had recovered the dead body of the BAT member from the Poonch LoC's Gulpur sector on Friday.

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