MUZAFFARABAD: Four soldiers of Pakistan Army were martyred on Sunday when Indian troops targeted an army vehicle near the Line of Control.
Officials said the incident occurred along Neelum River on at Athmuqam in Azad Kashmir.
The army vehicle fell into river and four soldiers drowned after being targeted by Indian army, ISPR said.
Body of one shaheed has been recovered and search for remaining three is in progress, ISPR said.
Pakistani troops effectively responded to the cease fire violation after the incident.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif strongly condemned the Indian firing.
He expressed deep grief and condolences with bereaved families of the martyred personnel. – APP
Story first published: 16th July 2017