MUZAFFARABAD: Two Pakistan Army soldiers were killed on Thursday as Indian forces resorted to unprovoked firing along the Line of Control (Loc) in Bhimber, Kel and Lipa sectors, ISPR said.
The exchange of fire took place in the Bhimber, Hot Spring,
Kel and Lipa sectors, and lasted about six hours early on
Thursday, the Pakistani military’s press wing said in a
statement. Pakistani troops mounted a fitting response to unprovoked Indian firing.
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The two nuclear-armed rivals declared a ceasefire in 2003, to maintain peace and tranquility along the LoC and Working Boundary. Speaking to The Express Tribune, Rub Nawaz from Battal sector said India’s days were now numbered. Nevertheless, he expressed hope for peace to prevail in the region.
“If India tries to impose war on us, we will teach them a lesson, they will remember for generations. Fighting with Pakistan does not mean fighting with the Pakistan Army only. The entire nation, from Karachi to Kashmir, will be on Pakistan Army’s side during the war,” Leepa valley-resident Munir Akhtar said.
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Condemning the ceasefire violation, AJK Legislative Assembly Speaker Shah Ghulam Qadir said, “We still prefer to settle all issues through dialogue, including Kashmir. But, if India thinks it can pressurise us through ceasefire violations, it is living in a fool’s paradise.”
PM Nawaz condemns Indian ‘naked aggression’ in Kashmir
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif condemned the “naked aggression of Indian forces” Thursday after two Pakistani soldiers were killed in firing along the LoC.
A statement from PM Nawaz’s office said he “strongly condemned the unprovoked and naked aggression of Indian forces” and vowed the military was capable of thwarting “any evil design to undermine the sovereignty of Pakistan”.
Courtesy : Express Tribune