Indian unprovoked firing kills Pakistani soldier in Battal sector


ISLAMABAD: A soldier of the Pakistan Army was killed on Tuesday during firing by Indian forces across the Line of Control (LoC) in Rawalakot’s Battal sector.


An Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR) spokesman said that ‘Pakistani troops responded befittingly to unprovoked firing by Indian forces’.

The statement further said that the 20-year-old soldier, identified as Sepoy Shams, was a resident of village Shanglot in Gopis Tehsil of Gilgit Baltistan’s Ghizer district.