J-K: Army launches massive assault along LoC a day after Pakistan mutilates soldier

Over 290 incidents of firing and shelling along the LoC and the IB by Pakistani troops have been witnessed since Indian army conducted surgical strikes on terrorist launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir on September 29.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 24, 2016 2:17 pm
Indian army, India-Pakistan, India-Pakistan on Kashmir, India-Kashmir, Pakistan ceasefire violation, India-LoC, Indian soliders, India-Pakistan, India surgical strikes, india news, indian express Soldiers take position near the Line of Control in Nowshera sector Distt Rajouri near Jammu. File/PTI Photo

The Army has launched a massive assault on Pakistan along the Line of Control in Poonch and Rajouri districts, a day after three Indian soldiers were killed and the body of one of them was mutilated in Machil sector of Kupwara district in northern Kashmir. The counter-offensive follows the Army Northern Command vow that “retribution will be heavy for this cowardly act”.

Brigadier, Northern Command, S Gotra said that a counter-offensive, in retaliation to Tuesday’s ambush on the Army patrol in Machhil sector of Kashmir, is under way. Defence PRO Manish Mehta, too, said  Indian Army posts are responding strongly and giving a befitting reply.

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Pakistan Army has also reportedly fired at Indian posts along the LoC in Bhimber Gali, Krishna Ghati and Nowshera sectors.

This is the second such incident of mutilation of the body of an Indian soldier in the same sector since October 28 when terrorists had crossed the LoC and killed an Indian Army soldier and mutilated his body.

Meanwhile, Pakistan was involved in yet another ceasefire violation in Bhimber Gali, Krishna Ghati and Nowshera sectors on Wednesday, according to news agency ANI,

Earlier on Tuesday, the Army had neutralised two foreign militants in Bandipora district and recovered Rs 2,000 notes along with the ammunition on them.

Meanwhile, a Pakistani intruder was also killed in firing by Border Security Forces (BSF) along the International Border in RS Pura sector of Jammu district. According to reports, the intruder was challenged by troops and was shot when he did not pay heed.

Earlier, a BSF head constable was killed and five others were injured on Monday when Pakistani troops resorted to heavy mortar shelling on forward Indian positions and civilian areas at separate places along the Line of Control in J&K.

Over 290 incidents of firing and shelling along the LoC and the International Border by Pakistani troops have been witnessed since Indian army conducted surgical strikes on terrorist launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir on September 29.

With PTI inputs 

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    Ash
    Nov 23, 2016 at 9:35 am
    s using civilian's as shield, they didnt move civilians to safer places unlike India becoz they wanted to show UN that India targeting civilians.
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      Lovely
      Nov 23, 2016 at 10:42 am
      Latanga is frustrated, no food to eat, producing only terrorists.
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        Lovely
        Nov 23, 2016 at 10:46 am
        Why s so coward ?
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          Lovely
          Nov 23, 2016 at 11:39 am
          Why cs are so coward , hungry, begging .
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            Lovely
            Nov 23, 2016 at 10:48 pm
            Kejurruddin and NDTV willl weep for s
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              pawan
              Nov 23, 2016 at 2:05 pm
              Same old story and sad state of affairs for our soldiers who continues to pay a heavy price due to clueless inept politico/babus cl.
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                Michellegt;Vedicgt;human
                Nov 23, 2016 at 7:46 am
                MUZZIES and Islam-med are koran bred savages with heightened animal instincts,---We need to understand this and treat them as such,--- Any other softer approach will be a failure,---lt;br/gt;Any Porki is like a zombie with no soul and should be helped to escape from clutches of pis slam by a shot through his head. All Porkis deserve such help,---in retaliation,----10 for 1 should be the motto.,---Jai Hind.
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                  Michellegt;Vedicgt;human
                  Nov 23, 2016 at 11:32 am
                  MUZZIES and Islam-med are koran bred savages with heightened animal instincts,---We need to understand this and treat them as such,--- Any other softer approach will be a failure,---lt;br/gt;Any Porki is like a zombie with no soul and should be helped to escape from clutches of pis slam by a shot through his head. All Porkis deserve such help,---in retaliation,----10 for 1 should be the motto.,---Jai Hind.
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                    Vishnu Sharma
                    Nov 23, 2016 at 5:13 pm
                    India should resort to "snake attacks" in addition to sneak attacks.lt;br/gt;The species which comes to my mind here is the African Black Mamba,lt;br/gt;Tens of thousands of these snakes can be bred in secret locations surrounded by maximum security and electrified barbed wire not far from the India-stan border lt;br/gt;This particular snake is not found in the subcontinent and anti-venom to its deadly venom is not available. lt;br/gt;It is the most aggressive venomous snake in the world and also the fastest snake which is both arboreal and terrestrial.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Special forces in the Indian Army should be raised called the "Nag-Commandos" 2000 strong, need to trained who are adept at handling these swift and deadly snakes and also carry them around in metal tubes which are 8 inches in diameter. lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;We can airdrop a thousand of these metal canisters containing the deadly payload suspended by small paraes using drones or aircraft on some densely poted cities in stan like Karachi or Rawalpindi.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;These metal canisters should be designed to open up their lids as soon as they hit the ground releasing the black mambas which are difficult to catch for inexperienced people.lt;br/gt;The chaos and disruption they will cause in stanis cities will be immense.
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                      Vishnu Sharma
                      Nov 23, 2016 at 4:11 pm
                      r crocodiles are the best reptiles to deal with stanis.lt;br/gt;Imagine captured militants and infiltrators being tossed in the middle of the night in a large pool filled with 20 large r crocodiles.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Imagine Indian concentration camps with search lights, electrified barbed wire and guards with machine guns guarding these and s being dismembered by crocodiles in large pools where these r crocodiles are thrashing their bodies around and tearing them up before consuming their mangled body parts and the w scene is being recorded by sophisticated cameras using the best lighting.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;What a show it will be to warm millions of Indian hearts.
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                        Vishnu Sharma
                        Nov 23, 2016 at 8:36 pm
                        The cost of Black Mamba venom and various other snake venoms in Dollars.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Dendroaspis polylepis Black Mamba 554.00lt;br/gt;Dendroaspis jamesoni Jameson's Mamba 952.00lt;br/gt;Dendroaspis viridis West African Green Mamba 728.00lt;br/gt;Dispholidus typus Boomslang 4800.00lt;br/gt;Echis Leucogaster White-bellied Carpet Viper 4368.00lt;br/gt;Echis Pyramidium North East Carpet Viper 3640.00lt;br/gt;Echis Ocellatus West African Carpet Viper 3752.00lt;br/gt;Echis Coloratus Painted Carpet Viper 3808.00lt;br/gt;Hemachatus Haemachatus Rinkhals 414.00lt;br/gt;Naja annulifera Snouted Cobra 392.00lt;br/gt;Naja Kaouthia Kaouthia Monocle Cobra 280.00lt;br/gt;Naja melanoleuca Forest Cobra 392.00lt;br/gt;Naja pallida Red spitting Cobra 235.00lt;br/gt;Naja mossambica Mozambique Spitting Cobra 336.00lt;br/gt;Naja Nubiae Nubian Spitting Cobra 235.00lt;br/gt;Naja Nivea Cape Cobra 476.00lt;br/gt;Naja Haje Haje Egyptian Cobra 392.00lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Indian intelligence agencies need to have a separate section for this kind of warfare where the most poisonous snakes are bred to be milked for their venom and also to be used in warfare.
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                          Vishnu Sharma
                          Nov 23, 2016 at 5:45 pm
                          We need to bred these snakes in India for two reasons:lt;br/gt;a) They can be used as deadly agents in warfare to strike absolute terror into the heart of the enemy in key cities.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;b) We can manufacture large quanies of anti-venom from these snakes in Indian laboratories using horses as agents to manufacture anti-venom.lt;br/gt;Part of this venom which is very highly priced in Dollars can be shipped to pharmaceutical companies in Europe and America and also African countries for quite a profit.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;We can also use the anti-venom in case we need it for ourselves.
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                            zeed
                            Nov 24, 2016 at 4:26 am
                            For a change let these ba5tards from both countries do the dying in Kashmirlt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;They have raped the soul of this land
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                              Arun
                              Nov 23, 2016 at 12:45 pm
                              Modi can do anything to make this country a military state
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                                JM
                                Nov 23, 2016 at 10:39 am
                                Let it be a farewell gift for Raheel Sharif!
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                                  ashoks
                                  Nov 23, 2016 at 1:58 pm
                                  Just smash all their posts along the border and mutilate all their bodies then only stan will learn to behave.
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                                    Raj
                                    Nov 23, 2016 at 2:28 pm
                                    Why just respond? They have to keep doing this - keep doing it - target their infrastructure and roads if possible. Destroy all military installations, they target soldiers, India should target infrastructure (and be prepared to rebuild their own if necessary).
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                                      avi
                                      Nov 23, 2016 at 7:46 am
                                      Indian Army should go ahead with a scorched earth policy against Porki's !
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                                        Dash
                                        Nov 23, 2016 at 7:25 am
                                        Modi ji needs to hastwn the process of dividing TerrorStatePak into pieces which os already underway. It is needed for our existence and prosperity. Meanwhile,we should attack civilian areas of Pak too which we normally avoid.
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                                          Champa Bai
                                          Nov 23, 2016 at 2:39 pm
                                          abki baar..ki gaa$%$# phaad......dian Army the w country is with you.........khatam kardo inko poora
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                                            Bir Chilarai
                                            Nov 23, 2016 at 6:46 am
                                            Why waste bullets on pigs. Just walk away from the Indus Water Treaty and announce storage dams on all 5 rivers. Just having our fist around their jugular will do wonders.
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