The Indian retaliation got here after Pakistani forces resorted to heavy shelling in a number of areas in north Kashmir
At least eight Pakistani troopers have been killed and 12 others injured on Friday after Indian Army pounded a number of of their positions alongside the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir with anti-tank guided missiles and artillery weapons in response to unprovoked ceasefire violations in a number of places by troops of the neighbouring nation, army sources mentioned.
The Indian retaliation got here after Pakistani forces resorted to heavy shelling in a number of areas in north Kashmir.
Quite a few movies launched by the Indian Army confirmed destruction of a number of Pakistani positions and bunkers throughout the LoC with a few of them going up in flames following the Indian retaliation.
According to intercepts of Pakistan Army’s communication, these killed included two commandos from its Special Service Group, the sources mentioned.
The sources mentioned at the least eight Pakistan military troopers have been killed in India’s retaliatory fireplace and 12 others sustained accidents.
In addition, plenty of Pakistan Army bunkers, gas dumps and terrorist launch pads throughout the LoC have been destroyed and set on fireplace, they mentioned.
The sources mentioned Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violations in Dawar, Keran, Uri and Naugam.
Pakistan used mortars and different weapons and intentionally focused civilian areas.
According to official knowledge, Pakistan has resorted to 4,052 incidents of ceasefire violations within the present yr as in opposition to 3,233 in 2019.
Notwithstanding the coronavirus pandemic within the area, Pakistan has been resorting to unprovoked ceasefire violations alongside the LoC and making concerted efforts to push militants into Kashmir.
Pakistani hostilities elevated after India introduced its resolution to withdraw the particular standing of Jammu and Kashmir and divide the state into two union territories in August final yr.