Four Indian soldiers killed, two posts destroyed along LoC, claims Pak Army

| Updated: Jul 10, 2017 08:16 IST

Rawalpindi [Pakistan], Jul 10 (ANI): The Pakistan Army on Sunday claimed that it has allegedly destroyed two Indian Army posts along the Line of Control (LoC) and killed four Indian soldiers. The Pakistan Army said the action was taken in response to the alleged "unprovoked firing by the Indian side from across the Line of Control (LoC) that killed five civilians (Pakistani civilians)" on Saturday. "Pakistan Army befittingly responded on July 9, causing substantial losses to men and material. Two Indian Army posts firing on innocent civilians have been destroyed, four Indian soldiers killed," read a statement issued by the Pakistan Army Inter-Services Public Relations wing. The statement further stated that, "it resolves to protect the civil population against unprovoked Indian aggression at any cost." Meanwhile, the official spokesperson of Pakistani Armed Forces, Major General Asif Ghafoor also took to his twitter account to inform about the same and also released a video of Pakistani Armed forces allegedly destroying two Indian Army posts. "In utter failure to cap remembrance of Wani's shahadat, Indian forces targeted innocent civ along LOC. Indian guns silenced effectively!," he tweeted. "Pak Army stands by innocent civ population against unprovoked Indian CFVs & would cont to respond befittingly to this naked aggression," he added. Earlier on Saturday, on the occasion of the first death anniversary of the Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani, the Pakistani Army claimed that Indian Armed forces allegedly resorted heavy shelling in different areas of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) from across the LoC. As per reports, at least five Pakistani civilians, including four women were killed and ten others were injured. (ANI)
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