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Kashmir: Two Indian Army soldiers killed in ceasefire violation

Two Army jawans were killed on Wednesday as Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire in the Keran sector of Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir, an Army official said in Srinagar. Indian and Pakistani troops exchanged fire for three days in the Pir Panchal valley.The incident took place in Keran sector of Kupwara today afternoon.Army officials said Lance Naik L.N. Ranjit Singh and Rifleman Satish Bhagat were killed in the Pakistani firing in Furkiya area of Chowkibal.The mortars fired by both armies hit civilian areas along the LoC.The 745-km LoC has witnessed multiple incidents of ceasefire violation in recent weeks.Both the two armies say they have damaged each other’s bunkers and release video evidences to support their claims. Since their independence from Britain, the two countries have fought three wars, two exclusively over Kashmir.Under the name of Jammu and Kashmir, India controls little more than 222,236 kilometers, most of the territory, while Pakistan manages the other portion (just over 86,000 square kilometers) divided into two zones: Kashmir Azad (Free) And Gilgit-Baltistan.