In Jammu and Kashmir, two soldiers were martyred today in an incidence of ceasefire violation along Line of Control by Pakistani forces in Poonch district. Two soldiers were also injured.
As per information received from Defence sources, Pakistani forces started unprovoked firing with automatic weapons and rackets targeting some Indian positions in Krishna Ghati sector at around 8.30 this morning. Indian troops retaliated the ceasefire violation and the exchange of fire lasted for some time.
The firing left four soldiers, three from BSF and one from army, injured. Two of the soldiers, one from army and another from BSF, later succumbed to their injuries. The injured have been evacuated and airlifted to the military hospital in Udhampur.