5 Pak soldiers die as India retaliates

New Delhi, Oct.22:

Five Pakistani Army men were killed in retaliatory firing by the Indian Army in Tangdhar sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, official sources said on Sunday.The Indian Army resorted to heavy artillery fire, also targeting several terrorist camps along the LoC, the sources said.

The Indian retaliation came after unprovoked firing by the Pakistan military in Tangdhar sector in a bid to push a group of militants into Jammu and Kashmir from the Pakistani side, the sources said. Two jawans were also martyred in the firing.

A civilian was also killed and another three were injured in the firing by Pakistani troops in Tangdhar sector of Kupwara district, according to police.

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