India says Pakistan firing kills 2 soldiers in Kashmir

India says Pakistan firing kills 2 soldiers in Kashmir
Villagers shout slogans during the cremation ceremony of Indian Army soldier Varun Katal in village Mawa in Samba district, 62 kilometers (51 miles) from Jammu, India, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. Katal was killed when Pakistani soldiers fired at Indian positions along the highly militarized frontier in disputed Kashmir on Saturday, Indian military said. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — The Indian army says two of its soldiers were killed when Pakistani soldiers fired along the highly militarized de facto frontier in disputed Kashmir.

Indian army spokesman Lt. Col. Devender Anand says Pakistani soldiers on Sunday targeted a forward post in Rajouri sector along the Line of Control dividing Kashmir between the two rivals.

Anand says a soldier was killed after getting hit by sniper fire.

On Saturday, another Indian soldier was killed when he was hit by a sniper in Sunderbani sector.

Anand called the two incidents a “blatant violation” of the 2003 cease-fire accord between India and Pakistan.

Pakistan did not immediately comment.

India and Pakistan have a long history of bitter relations over Kashmir, which both claim.