Islamabad: One Indian soldier with weapon has inadvertently crossed over to the other side of LoC. Pak has been informed about it.
Pakistan military on Thursday claimed that it has captured an Indian army soldier and killed eight others in retaliation to India’s firing at the first line of defence at the Line of Control (LoC) at Tatta Pani, a media report said.
Citing security sources, Dawn newspaper said that the capture and killings occurred when the Indian army opened fire across the border, killing two Pakistani soldiers.
The paper identified the captured soldier as 22-year-old Chandu Babulal Chohan . A Pakistan army statement said “an exchange of fire between Pakistani and Indian LoC troops began at 2:30am and continued till 8:00am in the Bhimber, Hotspring, Kel and Lipa sectors” and added that “Pakistani troops befittingly responded to Indian unprovoked firing on the LoC.”