Srinagar: After an Army jawan and his wife lost their lives in the ceasefire violation by Pakistan along LoC in Poonch district on Saturday, Indian retaliatory fire too claimed lives of seven Pakistan nationals.
According to reports, two Pakistan soldiers and five civilians were killed, whereas nearly 16 civilians have been injured in retaliatory fire by Indian troops.
The casualties have been reported from border villages in Hajira sector of Pakistan’s Poonch district. Villages that came under the barrage of fire in Pakistan are- Bhaira in Tetrinote, Satwal in Abbaspur, Dhakki Chaffar in Abbaspur, Polaas and Chatri.
Reports say, seven more Pakistan soldiers have sustained injuries out of which three are in critical condition.
A Pakistan Army post has also been demolished by the Indian troopers. All Pakistan soldiers who were hit are from 24 Frontier Force unit deployed on the LoC opposite Chakka Da Bagh and Khaari Karmara area of India’s Poonch district.