India kills six civilians in Azad Kashmir and loses 7 soldiers as Pakistan retaliated.
India kills six civilians
At least six civilians and a soldier of the Pakistan Army embraced martyrdom due “indiscriminate and ruthless” Indian troops shelling from across the Line of Control (LoC).
Unfortunately, India began shelling “without any provocation”, civil and military officials said.
Meanwhile, two soldiers and at least nine civilians wounded in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK).
Pakistan Army befitting response
However, Pakistan Army gave a befitting response to Indian aggressive violation of LoC. It effectively targeted Indian positions across the dividing line.
That destroyed two Indian bunkers, killed nine Indian soldiers and injured several other troops.
Acording to Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor, director general of the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the media affairs wing of Pakistan army Lance Naik Zahid martyre.
The civilian and military officials said that India attacked Nauseri sector, in Muzaffarabad district, and its adjoining Jura and Shahkot sectors, in Neelum valley.
Notably,Indian troops ttacked without pause from midnight onwards, using field artillery, mortars and tracer munition to brazenly target civilians.
Prime Minister Imran Khan condemns India
Prime Minister Imran Khan strongly condemned the unprovoked firing by the Indian occupation forces. He prayed for eternal peace of those martyred and early recovery of the injured, a PM Office statement said.
Mr Khan also saluted the valour of the Pakistan Army for giving a befitting response to the Indian forces.