Two soldiers were killed and four others injured in an unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Naugam sector in Kupwara, the Indian Army said on Thursday, 1 October, adding that it is now retaliating.
“Pakistan initiated an unprovoked Ceasefire Violation along LoC in Naugam Sector, Kupwara today morning by firing mortars and other weapons. Two soldiers fatal and four soldiers injured, being evacuated. Befitting response is being given,” the Chinar Corps of the army tweeted.
Defence spokesperson Colonel Rajesh Kalia told news agency PTI, “Pakistan initiated an unprovoked ceasefire violation along the LoC in Naugam sector, Kupwara on Thursday morning by firing mortars and other weapons.”
He also stated that the injured personnel are being evacuated.
(This is a developing story. More details awaited.)