Two soldiers injured in Pak firing along LoC

Two soldiers injured in Pak firing along LoC

Jammu: Two army soldiers were injured in Pakistani firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district, officials said on Saturday.
The soldiers, who were manning a forward post in Romali Dhara area of Nowshera sector, were injured in the firing from across the border on Friday night, they said.
A defence spokesperson said that Pakistani troops initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing from small arms, followed by mortar-shelling at around 9pm on Friday.
The army retaliated in a befitting manner to silence the Pakistani guns, he added.
The cross-border firing and shelling continued till 10.30pm, the officials said, adding that the casualties suffered by the Pakistani troops in the retaliatory action were not known immediately.
The injured soldiers were evacuated and were undergoing treatment at a military hospital, they said.
—PTI