New Delhi—Amid escalating tensions at the Line of Control (LoC) between India and Pakistan, top military commanders of both the nations Monday held telephonic conversations to discuss the prevailing situation along the border.
Pakistan Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) Major General Sahir Shamshad Mirza raised the issue of Indian Army targeting their soldiers which resulted into death of four troops and one civilian in Athmuqam Sector of Pakistan-administered-Kashmir (PaK) opposite Indian Keren sector, Kupwara District, an Indian Army spokesperson said.
Meanwhile, India rebutted its neighbouring Army claims and said that all ceasefire violations were initiated by Pakistan Army and Indian Army reserved right to retaliate appropriately.Indian DGMO Lt Gen AK Bhatt conveyed that Indian Army is sincere about maintaining peace and tranquility along the Line of Control.
Apart from these, firing by Indian troops was initiated against armed intruders when attempting to infiltrate from close proximity of Pak posts along the Line of Control (LC), he added.
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