Six Indian soldiers killed in Pak Army's 'befitting response' along LoC
Pakistan Army targeted Indian posts and destroyed two bunkers.
RAWALPINDI (Dunya News) – Pakistan Army on Tuesday shot dead six Indian soldiers in a "befitting response" to New Delhi s ceasefire violations along the Line of Control (LoC) in Tatta Pani Sector.
In a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the ceasefire violations occurred in the Tatta Pani Sector at the LoC.
Pakistan Army’s befitting response to Indian CFVs in Tatta Pani Sector along LOC. Indian fire had martyred 3 civilians including 7 years old boy. Pakistan Army targeted Indian posts. 6 Indian soldiers including an officer killed, many injured 2 bunkers destroyed.— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) August 20, 2019
The statement further stated that Indian fire had martyred 3 civilians including 7 years old boy.
"Pakistan Army targeted Indian posts. 6 Indian soldiers including an officer killed, many injured 2 bunkers destroyed," the ISPR said.
The latest skirmishes took place a day after US President Donald Trump talked to the Pakistani and Indian prime ministers and urged them to reduce tensions over the disputed Himalayan region.
Tensions have skyrocketed after New Delhi scrapped Article 370 in the Indian constitution that had granted Kashmir special autonomy. It split the occupied Kashmir into two and downgraded their status to union territories, sparking a row with Pakistan.