3 Pakistani soldiers killed at LoC

Islamabad: Three Pakistani army soldiers were killed in an exchange of fire with Indian troops at the Line of Control (LoC) on Wednesday, authorities said.

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement, “three Pakistani soldiers valiantly embraced shahadat at the Line of Control while responding to Indian unprovoked firing,” the Dawn reported.

The army’s media wing identified the soldiers as Captain Taimoor Ali Khan, Havaldar Mushtaq Hussain and Lance Naik Ghulam Hussain.

An ISPR statement also said that seven Indian soldiers were confirmed dead in retaliatory fire, adding that the exchange of fire between Pakistani and Indian troops is ongoing.