JK News Today
Jammu, November 23
Pakistan today admitted that three of its soldiers have been killed in the cross fire with the Indian army along the Line of Control on Wednesday .
The Inter services public relations confirmed the deaths in the Indian firing which assumed intensity this morning as it unleashed heavy assault on Pakistani posts as “retribution to the mutilation of body of one of the three soldiers” in Machil sector in Kupwara district in north-west Kashmir.
It identified the soldiers as Captain Taimoor Ali Khan, Havaldar Mushtaq Hussain and Lance Naik Ghulam Hussain.
ISPR also claimed that 10 of its civilians were also killed in Indian firing, and claimed that Pakistani firing had left “seven Indian soldiers dead.”
However, there was no such confirmation from the Indian side ,except that two soldiers were injured and two BSF men injured in the firing from across the LoC.
Tensions along the LoC have escalated and more than 30 people, including soldiers and civilians have been killed on both sides of the dividing line.
The exchange of fire was going on till late this evening.