Five Indian soldiers reportedly killed in retaliatory fire: ISPR

Six Pakistanis were also injured in the Indian firing
Apr 06, 2019
Indian forces patrol along the India-Pakistan border. PHOTO AFP
Indian forces patrol along the India-Pakistan border. PHOTO AFP
[caption id="attachment_1732497" align="alignnone" width="640"] Indian forces patrol along the India-Pakistan border. PHOTO AFP[/caption] The Pakistan Army have reportedly killed five Indian soldiers in retaliatory fire on Thursday, the ISPR said Friday. According to the ISPR, the Indian Army resorted to unprovoked firing and targeted civilians in Chirikot sector of the Line of Control. Six people, including a woman and four children, were injured in the Indian firing. They have been taken to a hospital. The Pakistan Army "responded effectively" reportedly killing five Indian soldiers and leaving many injured. Related: Seven Indian soldiers killed in retaliatory fire along LoC: ISPR Two days ago, seven Indian soldiers were killed and 19 others injured in retaliatory fire by the Pakistan Army, ISPR had said. Several Indian military posts were also destroyed in the response by the Pakistani security forces to Indian firing. Indian troops resorted to firing on the civilian population in Khuiratta sector of the LoC resulting in the death of an 18-year-old Pakistani citizen and injuries to three women, the statement said. Related: Three Pakistani soldiers martyred after Indian firing along the Line of Control Earlier the same day, three Pakistani soldiers were martyred after Indian firing along the LoC. Indian forces opened fire in the Rawalakot Sector, killing three soldiers and injuring one other. The ISPR identified the three martyred soldiers as Subedar Muhammad Riaz. Hawaldar Azizullah and Sepoy Shahid Mansab. Follow SAMAA English on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.

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