BHIMBER, KASHMIR: Indian border security forces targeted the Bhimber sector throughout the night, reported media. According to official sources, 7 Pakistani soldiers were killed due to Indian firing across LoC. Pakistani security forces replied to the intense firing. Indo-Pakistan border near and within Kashmir has witnessed heavy firing from both sides with significant loss of lives and property. A huge escalation has occurred after the Uri attack, which Pakistan refers to an Indian attempt to divert attention from Kashmir cause.
Pakistan Army responding strongly as Indian forces continue firing across LoC: ISPR
MUZAFFARABAD: Today, Indian forces once again resorted to unprovoked firing across the Line of Control (LoC) inside Pakistani territory, ISPR confirmed. Indian forces violated the LoC in Iftikharabad late night and continued unprovoked firing from midnight until 4 am. Befitting response from Pakistan army silenced the Indian guns, said ISPR. According to sources, Indian forces targeted villages, Natir Mandela and Madarpur in Battal sector. Indian forces again started firing and mortar shelling across LoC for around 11:30 AM today in Nezapir sector of Azad Kashmir. “Pakistani troops are befittingly responding to Indian unprovoked firing,” ISPR stated. For the third time today the Indian forces fired across the LoC this time in the Kailer sector of Kashmir, triggering the response of Pak army who returned fire. The exchanges take place hours after unknown militants attacked an Indian army camp In Baramullah town of Indian held Kashmir which reportedly resulted in the death of one Border Security force (BSF) soldier with others left injured. India has violated the ceasefire agreement third time in three days, the Foreign Office said in a statement.