Cross Border firing kills four Indian soldiers, three civilians in J&K
In an yet another incident of Cross-Border Firing, Four Indian Soldiers and Three Civilians were killed after Pakistani troops violated ceasefire in several Areas in North Jammu and Kashmir along the Line of Control (LoC) on Friday. As per reports, Two Indian soldiers were killed in Pakistani firing in the Nambla Sector in Baramulla. Mortars and other Heavy weaponry were used by the Pakistani Troops.
A Border Security Force (BSF) Sub-Inspector was also killed while a Jawan was injured in the Haji Peer Sector. Two Civilians were killed in Kamalkote Sector in Uri Area in Baramulla District. A woman was also killed in the firing in Haji Peer Sector of Uri. According to Army sources as reported by NDTV, around 6-7 Pakistan Army Soldiers, including Two SSG (Special Service Group) Commandos, have been killed and 10-12 more injured.
They added that a Number of Pakistani Army Bunkers, Fuel Dumps and launchpads have been destroyed and set on fire. Officials say Several People were injured in the Pakistani firing inside Indian Territory. Defence Spokesperson Col Rajesh Kalia said that the Army blocked an infiltration attempt along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Keran Sector.