New Delhi :
Giving a befitting reply to Pakistan, India Army on Thursday launched fire assault claiming lives of five Pakistani soldiers and left six others injured, according to sources.
Earlier in the day, Pakistani troops had violated ceasefire along LoC in Rajouri and Poonch districts. The soldiers also opened heavy mortar shelling.
Indian Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh was summoned by Pakistan foreign office over alleged LOC firing on Thursday. Pakistan also said that at least three people were injured when Indian forces resorted to"unprovoked" firing across the Line of Control. According to an army statement, Indian troops opened fire at Battal, Jandrot and Hotspring sectors at the LoC on Thursday morning.
Indian Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh summoned by Pakistan foreign office over alleged LOC firing— ANI (@ANI_news) June 1, 2017
“Three people were injured when Indian troops resorted to unprovoked firing,” it said.
Pakistani troops were “effectively engaging Indian positions and responding to the fire,” the statement said.
The two sides regularly accuse each other of violating the ceasefire agreement in which civilians are killed and injured.