Jammu: Amid ongoing exchange of fire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district, Indian Army has killed a Pakistani soldier. Confirming the reports Pakistan's chief military spokesman Major General Asim Saleem Bajwa said that one Pakistani soldier was killed and another injured in firing by Indian forces along the LoC.

Earlier, Pakistani troops violated ceasefire by targeting Indian posts along the Line of Control with rocket projectile grenades (RPGs) and heavy machine guns. The attack eventually led to heavy firing exchanges between both sides.
    
Indian border troops retaliated effectively, resulting in heavy exchanges. The firing was on for five hours, the officer said and added that there was no loss of life or injury to anyone in the firing.
    
Top army officials are monitoring the situation in wake of the fresh firing along the border and the troops have been asked in other forward areas to intensify round-the-clock vigilance. The firing also triggered panic among the people in the area, especially in Shahpur Kerni forward belt in Poonch.
    
Earlier on July 3, Pakistan violated ceasefire when it fired at a few cops, who had gone to LoC in Sabzian, Poonch to collect the body of a Pakistani intruder, who was killed in an IED blast on July 1.
    
Pakistani army had also fired on Indian troops, who were trying to evacuate injured porters after they were killed in an IED attack by Pakistani militants along LoC in Poonch on July 8. On July 12, Pakistani Rangers fired at Indian posts in Pindi belt along the International Border (IB) in Jammu district.
    
Besides, Pakistani troops had also opened fire at Indian posts in forward area along LoC in Poonch district on July 22.

(JPN/Agencies)

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One Pakistani soldier killed in firing at LoC

           

Jammu: Amid ongoing exchange of fire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district, Indian Army has killed a Pakistani soldier. Confirming the reports Pakistan's chief military spokesman Major General Asim Saleem Bajwa said that one Pakistani soldier was killed and another injured in firing by Indian forces along the LoC.

Earlier, Pakistani troops violated ceasefire by targeting Indian posts along the Line of Control with rocket projectile grenades (RPGs) and heavy machine guns. The attack eventually led to heavy firing exchanges between both sides.

           

Indian border troops retaliated effectively, resulting in heavy exchanges. The firing was on for five hours, the officer said and added that there was no loss of life or injury to anyone in the firing.

   

Top army officials are monitoring the situation in wake of the fresh firing along the border and the troops have been asked in other forward areas to intensify round-the-clock vigilance. The firing also triggered panic among the people in the area, especially in Shahpur Kerni forward belt in Poonch.

   

Earlier on July 3, Pakistan violated ceasefire when it fired at a few cops, who had gone to LoC in Sabzian, Poonch to collect the body of a Pakistani intruder, who was killed in an IED blast on July 1.

   

Pakistani army had also fired on Indian troops, who were trying to evacuate injured porters after they were killed in an IED attack by Pakistani militants along LoC in Poonch on July 8. On July 12, Pakistani Rangers fired at Indian posts in Pindi belt along the International Border (IB) in Jammu district.

   

Besides, Pakistani troops had also opened fire at Indian posts in forward area along LoC in Poonch district on July 22.