Tuesday, 6 August 2013

5 Indian soldiers killed in attack by Pak troops

NEW DELHI/JAMMU: A heavily-armed team of terrorists and Pakistani troops ambushed an Indian Army patrol along the Line of Control in the Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir in the early hours of Tuesday, killing five Indian soldiers. The incident occurred just hours after the ceasefire violation in Samba sector on Monday evening in which one BSF soldier was injured. The Army said 15-20 terrorists, backed by Pakistani Army regulars, intruded into the Indian territory after crossing over the LoC at about 1am and ambushed the six-member Indian patrol near the Sarlah post of Poonch Brigade nearthe Chakkan-da-Bagh area, over 200km away from Jammu. "Five of our soldiers from the 21 Bihar Regiment died in the firefight around 450 meters inside our territory, while one was injured," said an officer. Read more:- http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/5-Indian-soldiers-killed-in-attack-by-Pak-troops-Parliament-outraged/articleshow/21645080.cms

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