In an unabated ceasefire violations, Indian troops martyred two Pakistan Army soldiers along the Line of Control (LoC), the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement on Tuesday.
“Indian troops initiated ceasefire violation in Bagsar Sector along LoC,” the communique said, adding that Pakistan Army troops responded befittingly to the enemy’s aggression.
The ISPR also said that the Indian forces also suffered heavy losses “of men and material”.
“During intense exchange of fire two soldiers, Naik Shahjahan, age 35 years, and Sepoy Hameed, age 21 years, while fighting valiantly embraced shahadat, it added.
Indian forces along the LoC and the Working Boundary (WB) have been continuously targeting civilian populated areas with artillery fire, heavy-calibre mortars and automatic weapons.
Last week, two Pakistan Army soldiers while responding to Indian unprovoked firing were martyred along the de facto border.
This year, India has committed more than 2,000 ceasefire violations, resulting in martyrdoms and serious injuries to several innocent civilians and soldiers.