White Flag in Hand, Pakistan Army Retrieves Body of 2 Soldiers Killed in Ceasefire Violation :- On Friday, after having two failed attempts Pakistani Army raised a white flag at the Line of Control (LoC) in order to retrieve bodies of two of its soldiers that were killed by the Indian Army in retaliation to unprovoked ceasefire violation held on September 11.
2 Soldiers Killed in Ceasefire Violation
The incident took place in Hajipur sector of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. A video of the incident has also been shared by news agency ANI.
According to the sources in the Army, on the intervening night of September 10 and 11, soldier Sepoy Ghulam Rasool of the Pakistan Army from Bahawalnagar in Pakistan’s Punjab was killed in retaliatory firing by India.
In the beginning, Pakistan soldiers tried to recover the body while giving cover fire. On the other hand, while trying to retrieve the body, an additional soldier was killed. After many failed attempts, soldiers of the Pakistan Army raised a white flag on Friday in order to retrieve the bodies.
The Pakistan Army had also failed to receive the bodies of its soldiers that have been killed on July 30-31 in the Keran sector. Pakistan on the other hand had also disclaimed its soldiers that have been killed in the Kargil war after which Indian Army personnel performed their last rites.
In the meantime, Pakistani troops engaged in heavy firing and mortar shelling on forward posts as well as villages along the LoC in Poonch district on the month of Saturday.
The firing as well as mortar shelling from all over the border begins in Balakote and Mankote areas about 10 am, drawing a strong retaliation from the Indian Army, as per to the officials statement.
They said heavy exchange of fire in the middle of the two sides was going on when last reports that were received.
Poonch Deputy Commissioner Rahul Yadav also said in this concern that there was no report of any casualty in the Pakistani firing as well as the border residents have been advised to take essential protective measures for their security and protection.