Indian Army to continue giving 'befitting reply' to Pakistani infiltrators

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Indian Army to continue giving 'befitting reply' to Pakistani infiltrators

"Pained to hear that three soldiers were killed & two injured along the Line of Control in Rajouri".

The Indian Army retaliated strongly and effectively, he said.

The others were Riflemen Ramavatar, 27 from Baraka village in Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior, Subham Singh, 23 from Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua, and Havilder Roshan Lal, 43 of Jammu and Kashmir's Samba.

"People of the country have full faith in the valour of the Indian Army", the minister told reporters outside Parliament when asked about the steps India would take in response to the attack.

The Pakistani Army has been supporting infiltration by terrorists along the border, Army Vice Chief Sarath Chand said. Chand assured that immediate measures were taken and the Indian Army has responded appropriately.

Two teenagers and a jawan were injured in the Shahpur Sector of Poonch district yesterday in the shelling from across the border, a police official said.

Captain Kapil Kundu, a resident of village Ransika in Haryana's Gurgaon district, was killed just six days before his 22nd birthday, Army officials said.

Faisal claimed that the Indian forces along the LoC and the Working boundary are continuously targeting the civilian populated areas with heavy mortars and automatic weapons.

Meanwhile, all schools situated within five kilometres of the Line of Control in Rajouri have been closed by authorities for three days in view of firing and shelling by Pakistani troops.

Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir), February 5: Following the ceasefire violation in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri, all schools in the district have been closed as a precautionary measure.

This was for the second time in less than one and a half month that Army has suffered four fatal casualties in a single incident of ceasefire violation.

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