Soldier martyred while responding to ‘unprovoked’ LoC violation by Indian army: ISPR
RAWALPINDI: A Pakistan army soldier was martyred in the Neelum Valley of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) in an ‘unprovoked’ ceasefire violation by the Indian army, the ISPR said on Tuesday.
In a statement, the ISPR said that the Indian army troops “resorted to unprovoked firing in Shahkot sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in Neelum valley with heavy weapons”.
“Pakistan army responded effectively, targeting those [Indian] posts which had initiated fire and inflicted heavy losses on enemy in terms of men and material,” added the military’s media wing.
The statement said that during the exchange of fire, 20-year-old Sepoy Wajid Ali was martyred. The martyred sepoy was a resident of Dadu. – Statesman