New Delhi, August 20: The Indian Army on Tuesday dismissed Pakistan’s claim of killing six Indian soldiers in cross-border firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir. The Indian Army also said that it had not initiated any ceasefire violation along the LoC and termed it as propaganda by Pakistan to seek international attention. Indian Army Refutes Pakistan's Allegations of Using Cluster Bombs on Civilian Areas Across LoC.
Responding to Pakistan's DG ISPR’s tweet, the Indian Army said, “Initiation of ceasefire violation followed by false figure of Indian casualties is Pakistan's deliberate design to up the ante along LoC to desperately seek international attention. Unlike Pakistan Army, Indian Army never hides the casualties.” Jammu And Kashmir: Encounter Breaks Out in Baramulla District Between Security Forces And Terrorists; No Casualties Reported.
Indian Army: Initiation of ceasefire violation followed by false figure of Indian casualties is PakIistan's deliberate design to up the ante along LoC to desperately seek international attention. Unlike Pakistan Army, Indian Army never hides the casualties. https://t.co/TVqgbwZGmx
— ANI (@ANI) August 20, 2019
The Army maintained that there was only one fatal casualty and four non-fatal casualties in the ceasefire violation by Pakistan on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Krishan Ghati sector. The cross-border firing began at around 11 am. The Indian Army retaliated strongly to the Pakistan’s aggression. The martyred soldier has been identified as Naik Ravi Ranjan Kumar Singh. Meanwhile, the injured soldiers, including an officer, were shifted to the nearest medical facilities.