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Srinagar,  January 21

Pakistan army is  set to release  Indian soldier Chandu Babulal Chauhan who  had accidentally crossed the LoC in September  last year coinciding with the surgical strikes  in Pakistan occupied Kashmir.

Sources said that a broad agreement has been reached after several calls between the Director Generals of Military Operations of India and Pakistan that Pakistan army would  hand over the Indian soldier  to the Indian army  on  Saturday.

Chauhan had inadvertently crossed over to Pakistan occupied Kashmir from Uri sector  in Kashmir  on September 29, the day Indian army had conducted surgical strikes across the LoC and damaged Pakistan-built terror infrastructure in Pakistan occupied Kashmir.

Pakistan had claimed  that it had captured the Indian soldier  who was part of the military aggression .

The Indian army had mounted surgical strikes after the September  18 terror attack at its army unit in Uri . Twenty soldiers had lost their lives  in that attack.

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