India, Pak troops exchange sweets on R-Day

Indian and Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) Monday exchanged sweets at three places in Jammu and Kashmir on the occasion of Republic Day.

Srinagar: Indian and Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) Monday exchanged sweets at three places in Jammu and Kashmir on the occasion of Republic Day.

 A unit of 12 Infantry Brigade of the Army exchanged sweets with their Pakistan counterparts at Kaman Post in Uri sector on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad Road, defence sources said.

 They said sweets were also exchanged with Pakistani troops at Teetwal in Tangdhar sector of Kashmir and at Chakan-da-Bagh in Poonch Sector of Jammu region.

 Despite ceasefire violations and infiltration bids from across the border, the exchange of sweets between army personnel of India and Pakistan along the LoC on their respective days of national importance has been a regular feature.

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