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[Representational Image]IANS

An Indian Army jawan was killed in a 'friendly fire' in Kashmir on Tuesday. 

The incident occurred in Kashmir's Tral area, and also left another soldier injured. 

At least one soldier lost his life in a 'friendly fire', after one patrolling unit reportedly mistook another for insurgents and opened fire. 

"Two patrolling parties of Rashtriya Rifles fired at each other in an incident of mistaken identity in Noorpora (Tral) area of Pulwama district on Tuesday evening," a senior police officer told IANS.

NDTV later reported that two soldiers had been killed in the incident. 

The incident comes after a day of heavy firing along the border in Kashmir, after a ceasefire violation by Pakistan left a civilian dead. 

Just days ago, an Indian Army jawan had been killed in a ceasefire violation in Poonch sector. 

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