At least 2-3 Pak soldiers killed in Indian retaliatory firing: Army

In Jammu district, 6 female members of a family were injured in Suchetgarh sector of R S Pura along the International Border after a mortar shell fired by the Pakistan Rangers exploded in their house on Tuesday evening.

By: PTI | Jammu | Published:October 25, 2016 9:32 pm
Rajouri: Army Jawans & Jammu Kashmir Police during a search operation after dozens of rusted grenades and bullets were recovered during excavation in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. PTI Photo  (PTI10_20_2016_000277B) “From 10 am, Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation along the Line of Control in Noushera sector of Rajouri district by targeting our positions with mortar bombs and small arms fire,” an army officer said.

At least 2-3 Pakistani soldiers are believed to have been killed on Tuesday in the retaliatory firing by Indian troops in the Noushera sector of Rajouri district while seven women, including six members of a family, were injured in R S Pura sector of Jammu district in cross-border shelling. Heavy exchange of fire, involving use of 82 mm and 120 mm mortar shells besides small arms, was still going on in the evening after it started at around 10 am.

“From 10 am, Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation along the Line of Control in Noushera sector of Rajouri district by targeting our positions with mortar bombs and small arms fire,” an army officer said.

The Indian army is giving a “befitting response” to the ceasefire violation from the Pakistani side, he added.

“We have inputs that two to three Pakistani soldiers have been killed in the retaliatory firing by our men,” an army officer said.

“The firing is still going on and our side is giving a befitting reply,” he said, adding there is no loss of life or injury on our side.

In Jammu district, 6 female members of a family were injured in Suchetgarh sector of R S Pura along the International Border after a mortar shell fired by the Pakistan Rangers exploded in their house this evening, another lady was also injured in the Chandu Chak area of the same sector this evening.

The injured have been identified as Shakshi (12), Manju Choudhary (15), Veena (26), Soma Devi (40), Kamlesh Kumari (28), Sanjna (10)- all residents of Suchetgarh and Daljeet Kaur of Chandu Chak area of the sector.

“They were given first aid at R S Pura hospital after which they were shifted to Government Medical College (GMC) hospital here,” Deputy Commissioner (Jammu) Simrandeep Singh said.

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    IML sood
    Oct 25, 2016 at 5:58 pm
    Catch hold of Khujli send him to border to do some trick there as all his tricks failed completely in political arena,
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    Romik
    Oct 25, 2016 at 10:22 pm
    Balochistan, Sindhudesh, Pashtunisthan and Porkistan; Sindhudesh may wnat to join India, POK will be back in India. Maybe West Punjabis may get sensible and join too!!
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    Arvind
    Oct 25, 2016 at 10:25 pm
    Until and unless stani Solders are killed there is no way to Make stani Army to realise how it damages its morale when its solders are killed.stan Army/ISI more interested to send unemplo Youth to India as terrorists after giving them Military training.However after Narendra Modi Govt came to power everything is changed for better for Indian Armed forces specially Indian Army. for Tat is only answer to make its army to realise to go for peace with India.
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    DD
    Oct 25, 2016 at 7:39 pm
    stan will be divided into 4 pieces.lt;br/gt;insha allah.lt;br/gt;....�lt;br/gt;allah ki yahi marzi hai hai..lt;br/gt;Ameen..lt;br/gt;''''''''
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    kris kumar
    Oct 25, 2016 at 5:04 pm
    Two or three soldiers killed will not suffice the angry families of Indian soldiers killed by terrorists supported by ISI.
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    Ashok Mazumdar
    Oct 25, 2016 at 6:10 pm
    " 2900 Pak Soldiers Killed by RSS Trained Lath Maar Sewaks "lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Manmohan Bhagwat. Said in a Private Party Hosted by Arnab Ghoswami,lt;br/gt;Whose TRP has come down to Lowest, lower than Zakir Nayak shows.
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    Mayur Panghaal
    Oct 25, 2016 at 4:17 pm
    what are those inputs ?
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    rahul
    Oct 25, 2016 at 4:48 pm
    Ask kejri...
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