Indian Army Attacks, Destroys Terrorist Camps Inside PoK Using Artillery Guns

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 20 October 2019, 12:56 PM
Indian army used artillery guns to target the terrorist camps
Indian army used artillery guns to target the terrorist camps (Photo Credit : Representative Image PTI )

Indian Army launched attacks on terrorist camps situated inside Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) opposite the Tangdhar sector on Sunday after unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan. Army used artillery guns to target the terrorist camps which have been actively trying to push terrorists into Indian territory. The ceasefire violation part of the support provided by Pakistan Army to push terrorists into Indian territory. 

As per ANI, 4-5 Pakistan Army soldiers were killed and several injured in Indian Army's reply across LoC opposite the Tangdhar sector. According to sources, four terror launch pads in Neelam valley inside PoK were targeted and destroyed during the retaliation by India.

Earlier, two soldiers and a civilian were killed as Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire in Tangdhar sector of Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Sunday, police said. Three civilians were also injured in the firing by Pakistani troops, they said. Two houses were damaged in the incident. 

"Unprovoked Ceasefire Violation by Pakistan in Tangdhar Sector. Own troops retaliated strongly causing heavy damage and casualties to the enemy. Two own soldiers martyred. Pakistan also targeted civilian areas killing one and injuring three civilians . Indian Army salutes their supreme sacrifice," said Indian Army.

On Saturday, Pakistani Rangers violated ceasefire by targeting forward posts and villages with small arms firing along the International Border (IB) in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir. The firing from across the border in Manyari-Chorgali area in Hiranagar sector was unprovoked and started around 7.30 pm on Friday and continued intermittently throughout the night.

On Tuesday, a woman was killed when Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir. The Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire in Poonch sector by resorting to unprovoked firing on Indian posts.

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This year, according to officials, Pakistan has violated the ceasefire along the LoC over 2,000 times, leaving 21 Indians dead and scores injured. India has repeatedly called upon Pakistan to ask its forces to adhere to the 2003 ceasefire agreement between the two countries to maintain peace along the LoC and the International Border.

First Published: Sunday, October 20, 2019 11:33 AM
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