Jammu: Two Pakistani soldiers were killed after the Indian Army retaliated to the unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan army.
The Pakistan army on Wednesday violated ceasefire thrice along with the Line of Control in two sectors in Rajouri and Poonch districts of Jammu and Kashmir. They resorted to shelling of mortar bombs and firing of small arms and automatic weapons on forwarding posts and civilians areas in the region.
There have been 10 ceasefire violations in past four days and total 14 ceasefire violations along the LoC and the International Border in Jammu region since January 1, in which one civilian died and seven others were injured, reported PTI.
In escalated terror violence in Kashmir, militants engineered seven grenade attacks and firing incidents in the Valley Tuesday in which 14 policemen were injured and four rifles snatched by militants from them.
Indian troops gave a strong retaliation in which 2 Pakistani soldiers were killed opposite to Bhimbher Gali sector on Wednesday, defence sources said.
"Pakistan Army initiated indiscriminate firing of mortars, small arms, automatics RPG, Recoilless Rifles from 1840 hours in Naushera sector along the LoC in Rajouri district today," Defence Spokesman Lt. Col. Manish Mehta said.
Before this third ceasefire violation in the day, the Pakistan Army initiated indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics RPG, Recoilless Rifles from 0930 hours in Naushera sector along the LoC in Rajouri district today, he said.
Indian Army posts are retaliating strongly and effectively and firing is presently on, he said.
Earlier, Pakistan carried out indiscriminate firing from 0500 hours to 0545 hours in Bhimbher Gali sector in Poonch along the LoC, he added.
There was 3 ceasefires violation on June 12.