Pakistan army confirms the death of 3 Pakistani soldier in skirmishes with Indian army on LoC
According to details received by The Balochistan Post, in exchange of fire between Pakistan and Indian army on Line of Control (LoC), three Pakistani soldiers have been killed.
Spokesperson of Pakistan army, Major General Asif Ghafoor has confirmed the death of 3 soldiers on official twitter account of armed forces and claimed that 5 Indian soldiers have been killed as well.
In efforts to divert attention from precarious situation in IOJ&K,Indian Army increases firing along LOC.
3 Pakistani soldiers embraced shahadat. Pakistan Army responded effectively. 5 Indian soldiers killed, many injured, bunkers damaged. Intermittent exchange of fire continues. pic.twitter.com/wx1RoYdiKE
— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) August 15, 2019
According to Indian news channels, Indian army has denied the Pakistan army’s statement.
The incident comes during a tense period between India and Pakistan after Indian government revoked the special status of Kashmir, the disputed region between the two countries.