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Ceasefire violations initiated by Pak kill three soldiers in two days

In the past, the Indian army has said that Pakistan violates ceasefire to provide cover to the infiltrators but their alertness has resulted in successfully soiling of these attempts.

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Ceasefire violations initiated by Pak kill three soldiers in two days
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Three soldiers have been killed since Wednesday in incidents of ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir.

Havildar Kuldeep Singh and Rifleman Shubam Sharma succumbed to their injuries on October 1 in Kupwara 

An Army release said that Havildar Kuldeep Singh and Late Rifleman Shubam Sharma were directing retaliatory fire from a forward post on the Line of Control in Kupwara district, in response to an unprovoked Ceasefire Violation by Pakistan and laid down their lives in the line of duty as a result of a direct hit by enemy fire.

"They both displayed their mettle by doing extremely well in their trade work and all fields. These brave sons of the soil displayed immense physical and mental strength in the face of the enemy," the release said.

On Wednesday night, another Indian soldier was killed in an incident of ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Krishna Ghati Sector of Poonch district on Wednesday night, said Defence PRO, Jammu.

Soldier Lance Naik Karnail Singh, who lost his life in the incident, belonged to village Loha Khera (Sangrur) and is survived by his parents, wife and a one-year-old son.

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 50 lakh, along with a government job to a family member, of Lance Naik Karnail Singh.

In the past, the Indian army has said that Pakistan violates ceasefire to provide cover to the infiltrators but their alertness has resulted in successfully soiling of these attempts.

(With ANI inputs)

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