Jammu, Dec 26: In retaliation of the killing of its four soldiers by the Pakistani Army in Rajouri on Saturday, the Indian Army personnel crossed the Line of Control (LoC) and killed three Pakistani soldiers on Monday night.
The killed Pak soldiers are said to be from the 59 Baloch regiment under 2 PaK Brigade of the Pakistan Army.
According to sources, it was a cross LoC, localized and selective strike on the targets. “The raid was carried out at a short distance of 250-300 meters into the LoC,” the sources added. The operation was accomplished by the Ghatak Commandos of the Indian Army.
After the raid by the Indian Army commandos at Rakhchikri in Rawalkote sector, there was heavy firing on both sides and intermittent firing was going on. Pakistan Army released a media statement confirming three deaths and injury to one personnel at the LoC. It came close on the heels of Indian Army gunning down of another Pakistan Army sniper on Sunday morning at the Jhangar area of Nowshera sector in Rajouri district.
On Saturday, a Major and three soldiers were killed in Cross Firing Violation (CFV) by the Pakistan Army at Rajouri in the Pir Panjal Valley in Jammu and Kashmir. The personnel killed were identified as Major Moharkar Prafulla Ambadas, Lance Naik Gurmail Singh, Sepoy Gurmeet Singh and Sepoy Pargat Singh, all from 2 Sikh Regiment who were posted in Chingus area of Rajouri.