Tensions have been excessive alongside a de facto border within the disputed Kashmir area on Tuesday after Pakistan mentioned Indian troops killed three troopers with unprovoked gunfire – an act described by Indian Army sources as retaliation for weekend violence.
Pakistan’s Army mentioned Monday that India launched an “unprovoked ceasefire violation” on the border, also called the Line of Control (LoC), at Rakhchikri within the Rawlakot sector, killing three troopers and injuring one.
Indian Army sources confirmed a staff of Indian troopers had crossed the border in a shock raid on a Pakistani put up on Monday and killed at the very least three troopers.
The raid was described as a retaliatory assault for “unprovoked and indiscriminate shelling” throughout the LoC on Saturday that led to the loss of life of 4 Indian troopers.
The LoC divides the disputed Kashmir area into two elements: one administered by India and the opposite by Pakistan.
India and Pakistan routinely accuse one another’s forces of violating a 2003 ceasefire accord. The cross-border firing typically results in the deaths of troopers and civilians on both aspect.
The nuclear-capable South Asian neighbours have fought three wars, together with two over Kashmir, which each nations declare in its entirety.