Pakistan Army destroys two Indian posts, kills four soldiers


Islamabad July 10 (TNS): Pakistan Army on Monday said that it destroyed two Indian posts along the Line of Control (LOC) and killed four Indian soldiers.

The ISPR said also released video footage showing the two bunkers being destroyed by Pakistan Army in an artillery fire.

“In utter failure to cap remembrance of Burhan Wani’s Shahadat, Indian forces targeted innocent civilians along the LoC. Indian guns were silenced effectively,” ISPR Director General Maj-Gen Asif Ghafoor tweeted while sharing the video.

“Pakistan Army stands by the innocent civilian population against unprovoked Indian ceasefire violations and would continue to respond befittingly to this naked aggression,” he added in another tweet.

A statement by ISPR said Pakistan Army responded befittingly to unprovoked Indian firing across the LoC on Kashmiri leader Burhan Wani’s death anniversary held a day earlier.

“On the death anniversary of Kashmiri hero Burhan Wani Shaheed on July 8, when Kashmiris all over the world were protesting against Indian violence, Indian Army initiated unprovoked fire across the LoC in Rawalakot Sector, targeting the innocent civilian population in the Tetrinote, Manwa, Satwal and Chaffar villages with mortars and rockets, which resulting in the death of five innocent citizens,  including four women and an old man, and injured another five people, including three young girls,” the ISPR statement said.

“Pakistan Army befittingly responded on July 9, causing substantial losses to men and material. Two Indian Army posts firing on innocent civilians have been destroyed. Four Indian soldiers killed,” it said, adding that the Pakistan Army will continue to protect civilians from unprovoked Indian aggression at all cost.

Indian envoy summoned again

Pakistan on Sunday summoned the Indian deputy high commissioner to record a protest against unprovoked ceasefire violations by Indian troops, which resulted in civilian casualties.

Director General (SA and SAARC) Dr Mohammad Faisal summoned the Indian DHC JP Singh and condemned unprovoked Indian firing in Chirikot and Satwal Sectors on Saturday, a statement issued by the Foreign Office said