Rawalpindi (July 16, 2017): Indian troops targeted an Army vehicle moving along Neelum River on line of control at Athmuqam in Azad Kashmir on Sunday.
According to the details, Indian forces resorted to unprovoked firing on Sunday and targeted a Pakistan Army vehicle across the Line of Control (LoC).
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According to ISPR, the vehicle fell into the River and four soldiers drowned.
Body of one Shaheed has been recovered and search for remaining three is in progress.
Pakistani troops effectively responded to the cease fire violation.
Indian forces fired on the vehicle at Athmaqam area across the LoC, the ISPR said in a statement, in fresh violation of the ceasefire agreement between the two countries.
As a consequence, the vehicle plunged into Neelum River. Body of one martyred soldier has been recovered, while search is on for the remaining three, the statement read.
However, the Pakistan Army retaliated to the cross-border fire and gave a fitting response to the enemy, it added.
On July 10, five Pakistani civilians, including four women, were martyred after Indian troops resorted to unprovoked firing Rawalakot sector, Satwal, Manwal, Tatrinote areas. The incident also left four others, including three girls, injured.
In response, Pakistan Army destroyed two Indian checkposts leaving four enemy troops dead.