Pakistan says India killed seven troops in Kashmir


The Pakistani military accused India on Monday (November 14) of killing seven soldiers in cross-border fire in disputed Kashmir, in what appeared to be an unusually high toll after months of surging tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours. “Seven (Pakistani) soldiers embraced shahadat (martyrdom) at the Line of Control (LoC) in Bhimber sector in a crossfire LOC violation by Indian troops late last night,” the military said in a statement. “Pakistani troops while responding to Indian unprovoked firing targeted Indian posts effectively.” A spokesman for India’s army said its soldiers had responded to Pakistani firing on Sunday night. “There was a…

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