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Four Indian troops killed, two posts destroyed: ISPR

By Our Staff Correspondent 2017-07-11
MUZAFFARABAD: The Pakistan army destroyed two Indian posts across the Line of Control (LoC) on Sunday, killing at least four Indian soldiers, said the army`s media affairs wing on Monday.

The army`s action was in response to India`s unprovoked firing and shelling on unarmed civilian populations in Azad Jammu and Kashmir, a day earlier.

In a statement issued at about 12:30am on Monday, the InterServices Public Relations (ISPR) recalled that on the death anniversary of Kashmiri hero Burhan Wani on Saturday, when the Kashmiris acrossthe world were protesting against Indian atrocities, the Indian army initiated unprovoked firing across the LoC in the Rawalakot area of Poonch sector, targeting innocent civili an population with mortars and rockets, resulting in the death of five citizens, four women and an elderly man and injuring others.

`Pakistan army befittingly responded on Sunday, causing substantial losses to men and material.

Two Indian army posts firing on innocent civilians have been destroyed, four Indian soldiers killed,` the ISPR said.

The ISPR released a video clip showing Indian army posts being destroyed by the Pakistan army at around 6:31pm on Sunday.