Army personnel and civilians attend the funeral of three soldiers at army stadium in Muzaffarabad on Friday. Reuters
Pakistan’s military says Indian troops have fired across the Line of Control (LoC) in the disputed Kashmir region, killing another soldier and bringing the death toll to six in less than 24 hours.
Army spokesman Maj. Gen. Asif Ghafoor in a tweet on Friday said “another brave son of soil lost his life in the line of duty” in Buttal town.
“Sepoy Muhammad Sheeraz embraced shahadat due to Indian firing in Buttal Sector along LoC.” Three other Pakistani soldiers were martyred in yesterday’s fire by the Indian forces along the LoC.
The martyred soldiers were identified as Naik Taimoor, Naik Tanveer and Ramzan.
Pakistan’s military and police said on Thursday that Indian firing killed two civilians and three soldiers in Pakistan’s part of Kashmir, which is split between the nuclear-armed rivals and claimed by both in its entirety.
New Delhi downgraded the autonomy of the part of Kashmir it controls last week and imposed a lockdown now in place for a 12th day.
India’s top court on Friday will hear petitions challenging the revoked status.Associated Press
A government official says six Indian paramilitary soldiers have died after firing at each other in a camp in central India. State administrator Dinesh Kumar Nag says the incident occurred on Wednesday
Pakistan’s military says Indian troops have fired across the Line of Control in disputed Kashmir, killing one of its soldiers and wounding two women in a village.
Pakistan's army later said that "unprovoked cease-fire violations" by Indian troops killed five civilians and one soldier and wounded another three civilians and two troops across the highly militarized Line of Control that divides Kashmir between Pakistan and India.
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