Indian and Pakistani soldiers exchange sweets at LoC on Eid

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Indian and Pakistani soldiers on Friday exchanged sweets and dry fruits on the occasion of Eid at the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir, an official said.

Defence ministry spokesman Lt. Col. Manish Mehta said, “The armies exchanged sweets and dry fruits at Chakan da Bagh and Mendhar crossing points in Poonch district.”

After the brigadier-level meeting between the two armies at Chanka da Bagh earlier this week, there has been no ceasefire violation on the LoC and the international border in the state.

On Eid last year, the residents of border villages could not celebrate the festival in peace because four civilians were killed in Pakistan ceasefire violation on the LoC in Poonch.

(IANS)

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