Eid passes off peacefully on LoC, IB; forces exchange sweets
Jun 27, 2017, 03:23
The Army suspects the two "armed intruders" killed during the BAT (border action team) operation in the Poonch district along the Line of Control in Kashmir on Thursday afternoon, could be Special Services Group (SSG) commandos from the Pakistan Army.
"The Indian Army is retaliating strongly and effectively", he said, adding that firing exchanges were going on when the last reports came in. "There is no report of any firing and shelling by the Pakistani Army along the LoC", a senior army officer said.
The funeral of two Indian Army soldiers from Maharashtra who were killed by a Pakistani BAT team near the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir will be held at their respective native villages on Saturday, a defence spokesperson said on Friday. One Pakistani soldier was also killed.
Yesterday also the Pakistan army had initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing from small arms, automatic weapons and mortars from 1130 hours to 1410 hours on Indian Army posts along the LoC in Poonch sector.
The BAT member was wearing a headband with a camera on his head to record the action and possible mutilation of soldiers, which was prevented by the troops who shot dead one of them and injured another, he said.
There have been 20 ceasefire violations along the LoC and the International Border in Jammu region in the month of June in which three jawans and one civilian were killed.
The Border Action Team (BAT), which generally comprises special forces personnel of the Pakistan army and terrorists, carried out the attack at around 2 pm on Thursday under heavy cover fire by Pakistani troops from their posts, he said.
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