Eight civilians killed in Pak firing along LoC, India retaliates
Jammu: Eight civilians, among them four women and two children, were killed on Tuesday as Pakistan troopers attacked villages and posts along the border in Jammu and Kashmir.
Nearly 22 civilians have been injured in the shelling from across the border along the International Border and the Line of Control.
This has been considered as the biggest casualty on a single day in over two decades. Two Pakistani soldiers were killed during retaliation by Indian jawans.
- Two minors Abhi and Rishabh and a teenager Ravinder Kaur were among those killed in Ramgarh in Jammu.
- After the Indian Army's surgical strikes over terrorists launch pads across LoC, Pakistan, since then, has violated ceasefire for over 60 occasions.
- Indian Army spokesperson said that hundreds of residents were forced to abandon their homes near the border in the Samba district. They used every mode of conveyance, even walked barefoot, to escape from the line of fire.