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2 jawans killed as ultras attack Army convoy in J-K

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SRINAGAR, June 3 - Two jawans were killed and four others injured when militants attacked an Army convoy on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway in south Kashmir�s Kulgam district today.

The militants attacked the convoy near Lower Munda toll post in Qazigund area of the district, 100 km from here, injuring six Army personnel, an Army official said. He said the injured were evacuated to Army�s 92 Base Hospital here where two jawans succumbed to their injuries.

Ceasefire violation: A woman was injured when the Pakistani Army violated ceasefire twice in two sectors of Poonch district by firing mortar shells on forward posts and civilian areas along the LoC, prompting Indian troops to retaliate.

Pakistani troops initiated indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics, 82 mm and 120 mm�mortars from 9:20 am today along the LoC in Krishana Ghati sector, a defence spokesman said.

Yesterday at 11 pm, the Pakistani Army violated ceasefire along the LoC in Poonch sector, the spokesman said, adding, the Indian Army posts were retaliating strongly and effectively and firing was under way in both sectors.

The police said Pakistani troops were targeting residential areas and hamlets with mortar bombs and the shells were landing deep inside the border.

Meanwhile, the Pakistan Army today claimed to have killed five Indian soldiers while retaliating to India�s �unprovoked� ceasefire violation in Tatta Pani sector along the LoC. Indian bunkers were also destroyed in the firing, they claimed.

No further details of the cross-border exchange of fire was, however, provided by the Pakistan Army. � PTI

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2 jawans killed as ultras attack Army convoy in J-K

SRINAGAR, June 3 - Two jawans were killed and four others injured when militants attacked an Army convoy on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway in south Kashmir�s Kulgam district today.

The militants attacked the convoy near Lower Munda toll post in Qazigund area of the district, 100 km from here, injuring six Army personnel, an Army official said. He said the injured were evacuated to Army�s 92 Base Hospital here where two jawans succumbed to their injuries.

Ceasefire violation: A woman was injured when the Pakistani Army violated ceasefire twice in two sectors of Poonch district by firing mortar shells on forward posts and civilian areas along the LoC, prompting Indian troops to retaliate.

Pakistani troops initiated indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics, 82 mm and 120 mm�mortars from 9:20 am today along the LoC in Krishana Ghati sector, a defence spokesman said.

Yesterday at 11 pm, the Pakistani Army violated ceasefire along the LoC in Poonch sector, the spokesman said, adding, the Indian Army posts were retaliating strongly and effectively and firing was under way in both sectors.

The police said Pakistani troops were targeting residential areas and hamlets with mortar bombs and the shells were landing deep inside the border.

Meanwhile, the Pakistan Army today claimed to have killed five Indian soldiers while retaliating to India�s �unprovoked� ceasefire violation in Tatta Pani sector along the LoC. Indian bunkers were also destroyed in the firing, they claimed.

No further details of the cross-border exchange of fire was, however, provided by the Pakistan Army. � PTI