Soldier martyred along LoC as India continues ceasefire violations

RAWALPINDI: A Pakistani sepoy was martyred Thursday along Line of Control (LoC) in Dewa Sector when Indian troops initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation, the media wing of the Pakistan Armed Forces said in a statement on Thursday.

Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said troops of the Indian Army “initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation along LOC in Dewa Sector” and, in a prompt response, Pakistan Army “inflicted heavy losses to [the] enemy in terms of men and material”.

“In intense exchange of fire, Sepoy Nabeel Liaqat, 28, resident of Gujar Khan embraced martyrdom while responding valiantly to the Indian unprovoked ceasefire violation,” the statement said.

The Indian occupation forces along the Line of Control (LoC) and the Working Boundary (WB) have been continuously targeting civilian populated areas with artillery fire, heavy-caliber mortars and automatic weapons.

In just 15 days into the new year, India has committed 48 ceasefire violations, resulting in serious injuries to 3 innocent civilians.

Abdullah Zahid

Abdullah Zahid is TPD's correspondent in Karachi. He reports on Pakistani political affairs.

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