Rawalpindi [Pakistan], Sept.29 (ANI
): The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) division of the Pakistan armed forces on Thursday confirmed that Pakistan and Indian troops exchanged fire across the Line of Control (LoC), adding that two army soldiers were killed during the cross-fire.
In a statement issued to the media, the ISPR said that the exchange of fire began at 2.30 a.m. and continued till 8 a.m.
befittingly responded to Indian unprovoked firing on the LoC in Bhimber, Hotspring Kel and Lipa sectors," the Dawn quoted the ISPR
statement, as saying.
The latest incident of cross-border firing comes as tensions simmer between Pakistan and India over the Kashmir issue, days after India
accused Pakistan of involvement in the Uri army base attack in which 18 soldiers were eliminated. The allegation was rejected by Pakistan
Despite a 2003 border ceasefire agreement signed by both countries, cross-border firing along the working boundary is intermittent with both parties frequently accusing the other of breaching it. (ANI