Published On: Sun, Oct 20th, 2019

Indian Army destroys 4 terrorist camps in PoK, many terrorists killed

Kupwara (J&K): Hours after the martyrdom of two army jawans in unprovoked ceasefire violation by the Pakistani troops, the Indian Army on Sunday launched a counter-offensive targeting terrorist camps in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) in Neelum Ghati area of Tangdhar sector.

An official confirmation on the Indian Army action in the sector is awaited

Sources said that the counter-offensive by the Indian army was targeted at four terrorist camps across the LoC in which heavy damage and large number terrorists casualties have been reported.

Sources said that besides killing of a number of terrorists at four terror launch pads which were completely destroyed, the Pakistan army posts were also targeted by the Indian Army in Neelum Ghati of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, no less than four to five Pakistani Army soldiers were also killed.

The terrorists killed in Indian Army attack were affiliated to Pakistan-based terror outfits, Jaish-e-Mohammad and Lashkar-e-Taiba, sources added.

An official confirmation on the Indian Army action in the sector is awaited.

However, the Pakistani army has accepted the attack at its post but said that only one soldier was killed in the Indian Army action.

It may be mentioned here that the development took place hours after two Indian soldiers were martyred and a civilian was killed in a ceasefire violation by Pakistan Army in the Tangdhar sector of Kupwara in wee hours of Sunday.

“Indian Forces caused heavy damages and casualty to Pakistan after two Indian soldiers and one civilian were killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan Army in Tangdhar sector,” an Indian Army spokesperson said.

The Indian army used artillery guns to target the terrorist camps in Neelum Ghati in PoK. The terror launching camps had been actively trying to push terrorists across the LoC into Indian territory of J&K state.

The developments come a day before Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Army Chief General Bipin Rawat are slated to visit Ladakh for opening a strategic bridge near the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China along the Leh-Karakoram road.

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