• Sunday, October 02, 2022

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Four Pakistani soldiers drown in river after Indian forces fired on them

Asif Ghafoor said the body of one soldier has been recovered while search for the other three is underway.

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Pakistan Army said on Sunday (23) that four of its soldiers were drowned in a river in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (Pok) after their vehicle was allegedly fired upon by Indian forces in a ceasefire violation from across the LoC. Army spokesman major general Asif Ghafoor said the vehicle was targeted as it was moving along the Neelum river in Athmuqam town, 73 kilometres from Muzaffarabad in PoK. “The vehicle fell into the river and four soldiers were killed in the Line of Control (LoC) ceasefire violation,” Ghafoor said. The body of one soldier has been recovered while search for the other…

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