Pakistan Army claims firing from Indian side kills four nationals

Photo of Indian army soldiers keeping vigilance at the border near the LoC.

Islamabad: The Pakistani military has claimed that the firing from the troops of Indian army resulted in killing of at least four Pakistani nationals along with 10 others injured in different sectors near the Line of Control (LoC).

According to a statement from the ISPR said, “There are reports of heavy casualties of Indian soldiers due to effective retaliatory fire by Pakistani troops on late Monday night.”

The Pakistan Army said in a statement that they have killed at least six Indian soldiers in the recent cross border firing.

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The Foreign Ministry said on Monday, Indian Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh was summoned to the Foreign Office and conveyed the Pakistani government’s strong condemnation of the “unprovoked” ceasefire violations by Indian forces.

“The Deputy High Commissioner was told that the deliberate targeting of civilian populated areas was highly deplorable.”

The Ministry also said that the Indian side was urged to respect the 2003 ceasefire understanding in the letter and spirit, investigate the continued incidents of ceasefire violations and stop targeting the villages and civilians and maintain peace on the LoC.”

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