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Pakistan must stop trying India's patience: Harshdev Singh

Updated: Nov 10, 2016 07:25 IST

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Nov. 10 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party ( JKNPP) leader Harshdev Singh has said India must give Pakistan a befitting reply for its consistent violation of the November 2003 ceasefire arrangement on the International Border (IB) and the Line of Control (LoC).

Singh told ANI, "We feel that we need to protest against Pakistan for this continued firing which has endangered the lives of civilians on this side of the border. Pakistan should be told in very categorically terms that this can be tolerated only up to a certain limit and that it must stop trying our patience."

A soldier was killed in firing by the Pakistan Army in Machhal Sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Machhal district on Wednesday evening.

In retaliation to the firing, the Indian forces carried out fire assault with heavy weapons on many Pakistani posts.

Meanwhile, two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists have been killed in an encounter with security forces in Watergam area of Baramulla district. As per latest reports, the encounter has ended.

Earlier on Tuesday, the Pakistan Army initiated indiscriminate and unprovoked firing on Indian Army posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Naushera Sector. In the ensuing unprovoked shelling, a Non Commissioned Officer Naik Prem Singh was martyred while Naik Harindra Kumar Yadav sustained grievous injuries and was immediately admitted to the hospital.

However, the brave heart succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.Naik Prem Singh, aged 26 years, is survived by his wife, The soldier hailed from Village Shahar, Tehsil Bayatu, District Barmer, Rajasthan.

The other martyr, Naik Harindra Kumar Yadav, aged 30 years, is survived by his wife and three young children. Naik Harindra Kumar Yadav hailed from Ballia District, Uttar Pradesh. (ANI)