Two Pakistani soldiers killed by Indian army at LoC during cross border firing

Photo of Indian army soldiers during their position at LoC.

Srinagar: According to Pakistani media sources, at least two Pakistan soldiers were killed by Indian army troops today during cross firing at Line of Control (LoC).

At least two soldiers were killed as Indian and Pakistani troops exchanged fire along the Line of Control (LoC), the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Thursday.

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According to Pakistan based Dawn media reported, the exchange of fire began at 2.30 a.m., ISPR said in a statement, and continued till 8.00 a.m.

The statement said, “Pakistani troops befittingly responded to Indian unprovoked firing on the LoC in Bhimber, Hotspring Kel and Lipa sectors.”

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The latest incident comes as the Indian Army said on Thursday it had inflicted significant casualties in surgical strikes on terrorism in Pakistan.

Earlier, Pakistan army soldiers today continued to violate ceasefire agreement after Uri terror attack, their troops targeted Indian positions with small firearms along the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Pakistan Army resorted to indiscriminate firing at Indian positions along the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

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According to police, the firing took place at Danesh and Lakshmi posts in Naugam sector. However, there was no loss of life or injury to anyone in the firing

The police added, “Indian troops are effectively retaliating Pakistani firing. Exchanges are still going on in the area.”

Just two days after the terror attack in Uri on September 20, Pakistani troops violated the border ceasefire in the same sector of Kashmir, targeting Indian army positions.

The Pakistani Army broken up Indian positions with 120 mm mortar bombs and firing along the LoC in Poonch district on September 6th.

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Their troops had resorted to ceasefire violation by firing on forward army posts along the LoC in Akhnoor sector in Jammu district on September 2nd.