A Pakistan Army soldier was martyred in unprovoked firing from Indian troops on the Line of Control (LoC), said a statement from the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Thursday.
Sepoy Zaheer Ahmed was martyred in the Thub sector of the LoC. He belonged to village Sultan Pur in Bhimber district and is survived by a widow.
The military's media wing added that Pakistan Army troops "retaliated effectively and engaged enemy’s posts involved in the unprovoked firing."
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On November 3, a woman was martyred in India’s unprovoked firing along the LoC.
In September, a civilian was martyred in unprovoked firing by Indian forces along the LoC, said the army's media wing.
Pakistan has repeatedly condemned increasing ceasefire violations by Indian forces due to which several civilians have lost their lives in cross-border skirmishes. In September, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi briefed the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Contact Group on the Indian acts of continued aggression and atrocities in occupied Kashmir.
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