Indian troops kill Pak soldier who crossed LoC

Last Updated: Fri, Feb 15, 2013 07:08 hrs

New Delhi: Indian troops have killed a Pakistani soldier who crossed the Line of Control in the Nowshera sector to attack the Indian post, the Army has said.

The Army has also acceded Pakistan Army DGMO's request to return the body of the Pakistani soldier.

The Pakistan Army has said that the soldier had inadvertently crossed the Line of

Control in Jammu and Kashmir. The Pakistani soldier lost his way on Thursday afternoon and inadvertently crossed the LoC in Khoi Ratta sector, military officials said yesterday.

Such incidents had happened on both sides in the past and were sorted out mutually, they said.

The incident occurred even as the two sides traded fresh charges of ceasefire violations along the 742-km LoC.

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