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Jammu and Kashmir: Soldier martyred in Pakistani firing

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Srinagar, Dec 6: An Indian soldier was martyred on Thursday as the Pakistan Army violated ceasefire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir. 

Defence Ministry spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia said the Pakistanis resorted to “unprovoked” firing in Machil sector, starting at 10.45 a.m.

The Pakistanis used automatics and mortar shells. A civilian house was damaged in the ceasefire violation in Kamalkote area.

“Our troops retaliated effectively and strongly. One of our soldiers was martyred in the Pakistani firing,” he said.

This comes a day after, two soldiers were injured in Pakistani shelling in Uri sector of Baramulla district.

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Army Major killed in IED blast near LoC, Soldier injured in firing

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Srinagar, Feb 16: An army officer has lost his life in an explosion in the Rajouri sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, while a soldier was injured in a ceasefire violation by Pakistani forces in the same area on Saturday.

Major-rank army officer, identified as Lt Col Devender Anand was killed while defusing an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) which had been planted by militants.

The officer was from the Corps of Engineers. The IED was planted 1.5 kms inside the Line of Control in the Naushera sector.

Meanwhile, a soldier received injuries in the ceasefire violation at Baba Khodi area of the same region.

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Vayu Shakti 2019: Firepower demonstration of IAF at Pokhran

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Jaipur, Feb 16: The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Saturday demonstrate its full spectrum combat and fire capabilities at Pokhran Range in Rajasthan during ‘Vayu Shakti-2019’.

Indian Air Force chief BS Dhanoa, Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and others attended the show.

This was the 7th edition of the Fire Power Demonstration (FPD).

It is conducted by the IAF once in three years which is participated by fighters, transports, helicopters, force enablers and support systems.

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Fire breaks out at Delhi High Court’s canteen

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New Delhi, Feb 16: A fire broke out in Delhi High Court’s canteen on Saturday.

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