India: Pakistan firing kills 1 Indian in Kashmir

Discussion in 'Pakistan' started by huaxia rox, Jun 15, 2012.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. huaxia rox

    huaxia rox Senior Member Senior Member

    Joined:
    Apr 4, 2011
    Messages:
    1,401
    Likes Received:
    103
    India: Pakistan firing kills 1 Indian in Kashmir

    Pakistani forces killed one Indian soldier in firing across their disputed frontier in the Himalayan region of Kashmir, the Indian military said Thursday, while both sides accused the other of starting the skirmishes.

    Indian military spokesman Col. R.K. Palta said Pakistani forces opened fire first with rockets and automatic weapons on Wednesday and continued into Thursday in what India considered a violation of a cease-fire, and that Indian forces returned fire.

    The Pakistani side continued firing even when Indian forces worked to evacuate an injured soldier who later died in a hospital, Palta said.

    He said India contacted Pakistan via a hotline to try to de-escalate the situation at the frontier, about 180 kilometers (115 miles) southwest of Srinagar. "However, Pakistani troops continued firing on Indian posts," he said, adding that the situation remained tense.

    A military official in Pakistan, speaking on condition of anonymity because the Pakistani army has strict rules on who it allows to be named in the media, said the Indian side launched "unprovoked firing."
    He did not respond to the report that an Indian soldier had been killed.

    Kashmir is divided between Pakistan and India. Their armies have observed a cease-fire in the region since November 2003, but there have been isolated shooting incidents since then.
    India and Pakistan have fought two of three wars over control of Kashmir _ a territory claimed by both in its entirety _ since their independence from Britain in 1947.


    Read more: India: Pakistan firing kills 1 Indian in Kashmir
     
  2.  
  3. rock127

    rock127 Maulana Rockullah Senior Member

    Joined:
    Aug 12, 2009
    Messages:
    8,943
    Likes Received:
    10,315
    Location:
    India
    posted already
     
  4. Yusuf

    Yusuf GUARDIAN Administrator

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2009
    Messages:
    24,274
    Likes Received:
    11,290
    Location:
    BANGalore
    1) This thread has been posted.
    2) Indian soldier has been killed by Pakis in Indian territory. Why the hell has this thread been posted in Pakistan section?
    3) Closed :closed:
     
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page