India inflicts heavy damage on Pakistan after it targets posts along LoC

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India inflicts heavy damage on Pakistan after it targets posts along LoC

There was heavy damage to Pakistan posts and casualties of Pakistani soldiers as Indian Army retaliated to heavy firing and mortar shelling from Pakistan that also killed once Indian Army soldier on Tuesday, the Ministry of Defence said.

The Indian Army responded to ceasefire violation in Mendhar and Krishna Ghati sector.

Sources said they have picked up intercepts about heavy damage on the Pakistani side.

Over the past three days, there have been a series of skirmishes along the Line of Control as Pakistan, terrorists have been trying to infiltrate.

However, recent attempts by Pakistan have failed.

There have been two successful infiltrations in the past -- in March and the other in July when a group managed to sneak in, sources said.

"Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation along the line of control in Mendhar and Krishna Ghati Sectors, District Poonch(J&K)," the MoD statement said.

In the exchange of fire in Mendhar Sector, Naik Ravi Ranjan Kumar Singh was killed in action. He was aged 36 and belonged to village Gope, District Rotasa, Bihar and is survived by his wife.

"He was a brave, highly motivated and sincere soldier. The Nation will always remain indebted to him for the supreme sacrifice and devotion to duty," the MoD said.

The Indian Army also responded on Pakistan Army's claim that six Indian Army soldiers including an officer being killed.

"Indian Army does not hide casualties unlike Pakistan. In today's action one soldier was killed and four injured. Two days back there was one fatal casualty but Pakistani army is not revealing casualties on their side

Indian Army brave hearts Lance Naik Sandeep Thapa was killed in action on Aug 17 and Naik Ravi Ranjan Kumar Singh in August 20.

They fought bravely and Indian Army revealed their identities to the world unlike Pakistan that has been hiding their casualties," a statement by Indian Army read.


The last time the Indian Army military targets in Pakistan occupied Kashmir was on July 30 when there was a massive exchange of fire including heavy artillery fire in four different sectors at the LoC. The army also used the Bofors guns to retaliate and managed to hit some critical establishments of the Pakistan Army.