Srinagar: The Pakistan military’s media wing, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), issued a situation update Saturday afternoon to notify that two of its soldiers had been killed while returning fire to Indian posts firing across the Line of Control (LoC), Dawn reported.
“Two Pakistan Army soldiers embraced martyrdom at Nakiyal Sector in exchange of fire while targeting Indian posts undertaking firing on civilian population,” the ISPR statement read, reported the Dawn. “Martyrs include Havaldar Abdur Rub and Naik Khuram.”
“Reports of casualties of Indian troops and damage to post due to effective response by Pakistan Army,” it concluded.Earlier, ISPR had reported Indian firing across the LoC, as a result of which two citizens were killed while two others, including a woman, were injured.
A 19-year-old youth, identified as Abdul Ghaffar, was injured in Darra Sher Khan when he was shot at by an Indian sniper from across the LoC.