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Pakistan claims two of its army men killed in LoC firing

Indian Director-General of Military Operations, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh said the Indian Army had conducted "surgical strikes" across the LOC to "safeguard" the country.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: September 29, 2016 6:21 pm
loc, india pakistan, pakistan army, indian army strike, indian army loc, indian army firing, india news, latest news A statement released by Pakistan’s Inter-Services Public Relations said, “At least two Army men were killed as Indian and Pakistani troops exchanged fire over the Line of Control. (Source: File Photo)

Pakistan has claimed that at least two of its army men were killed during the exchange of fire between the Indian and Pakistani troops. A statement released by Pakistan’s Inter-Services Public Relations said, “At least two Army men were killed as Indian and Pakistani troops exchanged fire over the Line of Control in Azad Jammu and Kashmir,” along with adding that the exchange of fire continued for more than five hours.

The statement also said, “Pakistani troops befittingly responded to Indian unprovoked firing on the LoC in Bhimber, Hotspring Kel and Lipa sectors.”

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In a press conference held on Thursday, Indian Director-General of Military Operations Lt Gen Ranbir Singh said the Indian Army had conducted “surgical strikes” along the LoC to “safeguard” the country. Adding that he had spoken to Pakistan, the DGMO said that they were not planning to conduct any more strikes.

Singh also said that there have been no casualties on the Indian side adding “Significant casualties have been caused to terrorists and those trying to shield them.”

“We have recovered items including GPS which have Pakistani markings. Captured terrorists hailing from PoK or Pakistan have confessed to their training in Pakistan or in Pakistan controlled region,” Singh said referring to the capture of terrorists during infiltration attempts.

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    Anti
    Sep 29, 2016 at 8:35 am
    Indian army making u people fool they have conducted nothing only cross border fire . if it would have been surgical strike u must also have received in response . making slum dogs fool the slum dogs army
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      Muzaffar Hussain
      Sep 29, 2016 at 9:09 am
      Happy to see stan Zindabad slogans in the Congress rally. We can imagine the affliction of the bloody indian army.
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        Abhishek
        Sep 29, 2016 at 6:17 pm
        What were your Army Officials were doing in Terror Camps?
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          malik
          Sep 29, 2016 at 5:39 pm
          express.pk/story/615252/ check this video.... lol bapp kon or beta kon. You can see clearly. With video proof not only. Bla bla bla
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            malik
            Sep 29, 2016 at 10:09 pm
            HomeIndia newslt;br/gt;8 Indian soldiers killed in retaliation, 1 captured, claims stan media reportlt;br/gt;By: PTI | Islamabad | Updated: September 29, 2016 9:44 PMlt;br/gt; The paper identified the captured soldier as 22-year-old Chandu Babulal Chohan son of Bashan Chohan from Maharashtra. (Reuters)lt;br/gt;The paper identified the captured soldier as 22-year-old Chandu Babulal Chohan son of Bashan Chohan from Maharashtra. (Reuters)lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;stan military today claimed that it has captured an Indian army soldier and killed eight others in retaliation to India’s firing at the first line of defence at the Line of Control (LoC) at Tatta Pani, a media report said.lt;br/gt;Citing security sources, Dawn newspaper said that the capture and killings occurred when the Indian army opened fire across the border, killing two stani soldiers.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;The paper identified the captured soldier as 22-year-old Chandu Babulal Chohan son of Bashan Chohan from Maharashtra.lt;br/gt;It said he has been shifted to an undisclosed location.lt;br/gt;“The dead bodies of the Indian soldiers are still to be recovered by the Indian forces as they lay unattended at the LoC. Security sources say the Indian army has yet to recover the bodies for fear of coming under fire from stan,”
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