RAWALPINDI: Two residents have been martyred and two others injured as Indian forces resorted to unprovoked firing alongside the Line of Management (LoC) on Saturday.
The army’s media wing, Inter Companies Public Relations (ISPR), mentioned, Indian forces focused civilian inhabitants in Tattapani and Jandrot sectors alongside LoC.
Two civilians have been martyred and two others, together with a lady, injured within the Indian unprovoked firing, ISPR mentioned. The injured have been shifted to a hospital in Kotli, the army’s media wing added.
ISPR additional mentioned, Pakistani forces responded befittingly and focused Indian posts.
Given the prevailing scenario, Pakistan’s armed forces are on excessive alert, it added.
India and Pakistan are amidst their greatest standoff in a few years, with the US and different world powers mediating to de-escalate tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbouring nations.
On Tuesday, Indian warplanes dropped bombs at a hilly forest space close to the northern Pakistani city of Balakot, about 40 km from the border with India. Pakistan Air Power (PAF) on Wednesday shot down two Indian army plane in Pakistani airspace and captured an Indian pilot who was launched on Friday as a “peace gesture”.