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Army porter killed in Pakistan firing in Uri

An Army soldier takes up position during a gunbattle in Uri. File photo   | Photo Credit: AFP

An army porter was killed in a fresh ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in Baramulla's Uri sector.

A police official said the porter Mohd. Abbas (22), resident of Kamalkot, lost his life in an unprovoked firing at around 11:30 a.m on Saturday.

The incident sparked a "major exchange of fire between Indian and Pakistani troops".

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