J&K: Four security personnel among 10 killed in multiple ceasefire violations by Pakistan

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |

Updated: November 13, 2020 10:25:35 pm





A damaged residential house in Baramulla’s Uri town. (Express photo)

Four security forces personnel were among 10 persons killed in multiple ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) from Gurez sector to Uri sector in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, news agency PTI reported.

Three Army personnel, a BSF sub-inspector and six civilians were killed in Pakistani action while four security forces personnel and eight civilians were injured.

At least eight Pakistani soldiers were also killed and 12 others injured after Indian Army pounded several of their positions along the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir with anti-tank guided missiles and artillery guns in response, PTI reported citing its military sources said.

Srinagar-based defence spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia told PTI that Pakistan used mortars and other weapons and deliberately targeted civilian areas. He said the troops retaliated strongly causing causalities and substantial damage to Pakistan Army’s infrastructure across the LoC. “Several ammunition dumps, FOL dumps and multiple…

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